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  1. SOCAR lets contract for first Azerbaijani polypropylene plant

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    Tue, 7 Apr 2015

    engineering, construction, and procurement (EPC) contract to Maire Tecnimont SPA, Milan, to build the country’s first polypropylene (PP) plant, in the Sumgait Chemical Industrial Park (SCIP), about 30 km north of Baku. Under the contract, which


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    Mon, 14 Dec 1992

    R. Aalund Managing Editor-Technology Polypropylene is attracting increasing attention as a ..... coating but has high temperature limitations. POLYPROPYLENE Both polyethylene and polypropylene coatings offer highly desirable qualities

  1. Formosa begins production from polypropylene unit

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    Mon, 2 Apr 2001

    begun commercial production at its new polypropylene unit at Point Comfort, Tex. The 700 ..... unit will boost the company's total polypropylene capacity to 1.5 billion lb/year ..... and general manager of Formosa's polypropylene division. He said despite short

  2. Sunoco to close La Porte, Tex., polypropylene line

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    Mon, 13 May 2002

    permanently shut down a 200 million lb/year polypropylene line at its Sunoco Chemical La Porte ..... lines, produces 1 billion lb/year of polypropylene . Sunoco Chemicals operates six polypropylene lines company-wide at La Porte, Neal

  3. Borealis inaugurates first Borstar polypropylene plant in Austria

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    Fri, 6 Oct 2000

    plastics, opened its first Borstar polypropylene plant Friday at its existing production ..... introduction of a new generation of polypropylene with superior properties at a competitive ..... important step for the new generation of polypropylene based on Borstar technology, officials

  4. Borealis expands polypropylene interests

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    Mon, 3 Feb 1997

    Petrochemicals NV (NSP), a Belgian polypropylene joint venture of the two firms. NSP ..... produce 250,000 metric tons/year of polypropylene at Kallo near Antwerp. The operation ..... polyethylene would enable it to focus on polypropylene , where it is the world's dominant

  5. BP Amoco, Elf establish two polypropylene JVs

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    Mon, 5 Jul 1999

    SA have set up two joint ventures in polypropylene , one for manufacturing and marketing ..... operations to give a combined European polypropylene capacity of more than 1.2 million ..... be named-Europe`s third largest polypropylene producer. BP Amoco polypropylene production

  6. Dow Chemical to acquire Basell polypropylene plant

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    Fri, 23 Mar 2001

    s 195,000 tonne/year capacity polypropylene plant in Cologne, Germany. Dow will ..... of the plant allows Basell to divest polypropylene capacity, as required by the European ..... acquisition is an important step for our polypropylene business," said Romeo Kreinberg

  7. Borealis reveals new polypropylene process

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    Mon, 15 Jun 1998

    launched a proprietary process for making polypropylene and will use it in a new plant at Schwechat ..... process is claimed to produce improved polypropylene grades for high-volume applications ..... year plant to replace two old slurry polypropylene units at the site. The new plant is

  8. Guangxi refinery due polypropylene plant

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    Fri, 9 Mar 2007

    supply of certain equipment for a 200,000 tonne/year polypropylene plant to be installed at the Guangxi Petrochemical Co ..... The plant, which will use Dow Chemical Co.'s UNIPOL polypropylene technology, is expected to start operations in 2008.

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