Brazil Braskem starts up new BD plant in Triunfo

19 June 2012 20:04  [Source: ICIS news]

HOUSTON (ICIS)--Brazilian petrochemicals maker Braskem has started production at a new butadiene (BD) plant at its Triunfo complex, the company said on Tuesday.

The facility in the southern state of Rio Grande do Sul has 100,000 tonnes/year of capacity.

Braskem has three other BD plants in Brazil with a combined capacity of around 420,000 tonnes/year.

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