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LyondellBasell PP technology selected by Kaijin Blue Sky Energy

By Mary Page Bailey |

LyondellBasell (Rotterdam, the Netherlands) announced that Kaijin Blue Sky Energy (Zhejiang) Co., Ltd., has selected LyondellBasell’s leading polypropylene (PP) technology for a new world-scale facility.

The facility will include a 600,000-ton/yr polypropylene plant using LyondellBasell’s Spheripol technology as well as a 300,000-ton/yr polypropylene plant using LyondellBasell’s Spherizone technology. The facility will be built in Wenzhou, Zhejiang Province, China.

“The choice of Kaijin Blue Sky Energy to use LyondellBasell’s polypropylene technology for their Wenzhou facility demonstrates how future operators trust the unpreceded polyolefin expertise of LyondellBasell. LyondellBasell’s polypropylene technology is the most widely used process in the world and is very well established in the market,” said Jim Seward, senior vice president of research and development, technology and sustainability at LyondellBasell. “The simplicity and robustness of the Spheripol process and the ability to produce added value polymer grades on a benchmark cost basis with the Spherizone technology is recognized by customers across the industry.”

Mr. Yang Xuanjian, the General Manager of  Kaijin Blue Sky Energy (Zhejiang) Co., Ltd. stated: “The selected polyolefin technology from LyondellBasell gives us the ability to deliver cost effectively recognized bulk polymers through the Spheripol technology and to supply differentiated high margin polymer products through the Spherizone technology allowing us to build up our organisation on a solid basis.”

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