Chinese operator lets contract for polypropylene unit

Datong Coal Mine Group Co. Ltd. has let a contract to W.R. Grace & Co. to provide technology licensing for a grassroots polypropylene (PP) unit at its complex in Datong, China.

Datong Coal Mine Group Co. Ltd. has let a contract to W.R. Grace & Co. to provide technology licensing for a grassroots polypropylene (PP) unit at its complex in Datong, China.

As part of the contract, Grace will license its proprietary UNIPOL PP process technology as well as its CONSISTA catalyst for the 430,000-tonne/year unit, which will enable the operator to produce more than 200 resin grades to provide more PP options to its customers, the service provider said.

The PP unit is scheduled to be completed in 2022, Grace said.

The service provider disclosed neither a value of the contract nor further details regarding the project.

Contact Robert Brelsford at rbrelsford@endeavorb2b.com.

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