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July 8, 2013

Shanxi Coking Co. to use Unipol technology from Dow

Dorothy Lozowski

Shanxi Coking Co. Ltd., has signed a license agreement for Unipol Polypropylene (PP) Process Technology with Union Carbide Chemicals & Plastics Technology LLC, a wholly owned subsidiary of The Dow Chemical Company  (Dow; Midland, Mich.,

Shanxi Coking is the 14th Unipol PP Technology licensee to sign in China since 2006. The 400,000-ton/yr plant is expected to start up in 2015, and will produce homopolymers, random copolymers and impact copolymers. The plant will be located in Hongdong City in the Shanxi Province.

Based in Hongdong County, Shanxi Province, China, Shanxi Coking is a subsidiary of Shanxi Coking Coal Group (SCCG), one of the largest coal coking enterprises in the Shanxi province.

The Unipol PP Process is an all gas-phase process for producing a broad range of polypropylene resins.

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