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Grace licenses polypropylene technology to PetroChina Guangdong Petrochemical

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Hydrocarbon Engineering,

W. R. Grace & Co. has licensed its UNIPOL® PP Process Technology to PetroChina Guangdong Petrochemical Co. Ltd.

Located in Jieyang, Guangdong province, China, the new facility is slated to be completed in 2023 and will produce 500 000 tpy of polypropylene. This will be the largest single-line UNIPOL unit in China and will produce homopolymer, random copolymer, and impact copolymer resins.

Laura Schwinn, President of Grace’s Specialty Catalysts business, said, “This is the fourth UNIPOL PP line licensed by the PetroChina Company Ltd and we are excited to be the technology choice once again for their subsidiary in Guangdong province. The UNIPOL PP Process Technology coupled with Grace’s 6th generation non-phthalate CONSISTA® catalysts and leading technical support will enable PetroChina Guangdong to meet the complex needs of their customers.”

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