14 May 2013 08:40 [Source: ICIS news]
Correction: In the ICIS story headlined “Germany’s Evonik to start H2O2 plant in Jilin China in late 2013” dated 14 May 2013, please read in the third through fifth paragraphs … Evonik will supply its H2O2 from … instead of … The PO plant is a joint venture by Evonik, Thyssenkrupp and Jishen Chemical Industry Co, according to the company … A corrected story follows.
The plant broke ground in April 2012, and it will ensure the supply of raw materials for the propylene oxide (
Evonik will supply its H2O2 from
Jishen, which is a joint venture between Jilin Shenhua group and Petro
Evonik and ThyssenKrupp, a Germany-based engineering firm, entered a licensing agreement with Jishen in the summer of 2011 for use of the H2O2-to-PO process. The polyurethanes would then go into making things such as upholstery for car seats or furniture.
“About 90% [of the] product from our new H2O2 plant will be supplied directly to our customer, Jishen Chemical Industry Co, via dedicated pipelines, while the remaining product will be provided to traditional applications markets,” said Dr. Yutong Zhu, Vice President and General Manager of Advanced Intermediated Business Unit Asia, Evonik Industries.
Jishen and Evonik have entered into a long-term supply contract for the purpose, and Jishen will use the hydrogen peroxide to propylene oxide (HPPO) process which is developed by Evonik and ThyssenKrupp Uhde GmbH, the company added.
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