I D
× COMMENTARYCOVER STORYIN THE NEWSNEWSFRONTSCHEMENTATOR + Show More
Chemical Engineering MagazineChementator Briefs
PDH catalyst Last month, Clariant's Catalyst business (Munich, Germany; www.clariant.com)…
BUSINESS NEWSTECHNICAL & PRACTICALFEATURE REPORTFACTS AT YOUR FINGERTIPSTECHNOLOGY PROFILESOLIDS PROCESSINGENGINEERING PRACTICEEQUIPMENT & SERVICESFOCUS
Focus on Pumps
Self-priming, liquid-ring pumps enable hygienic operation The CFS AS/ASH Series…
NEW PRODUCTS + Show More

Comment Business & Economics

Solvay commissions the world’s largest H2O2 plant in Thailand  

By Gerald Ondrey |

Solvay S.A. (Brussels, Belgium; www.solvay.com) announced today that MTP HPJV (Thailand) Ltd, its hydrogen peroxide joint venture (JV) with The Dow Chemical Co., has successfully commissioned the largest hydrogen peroxide  plant in the world. The production process of the new plant in Map Ta Phut, Thailand, is based on Solvay’s proprietary, high-yield H2O2 technology that enables such unique, large-scale plants to benefit from advantages in both specific investment and production costs. Solvay’s H2O2 technology also brings significant environmental advantages such as reductions in energy consumption and in wastewater. The plant has a capacity of over 330,000 ton/yr of H2O2 (at 100% concentration) and serves mainly as a captive raw material source for the manufacture of propylene oxide (PO) by Dow and Siam Cement Group (SCG). Propylene oxide is primarily used to produce propylene glycol, polyurethanes and glycol ethers. It is the second world-scale H2O2 plant dedicated to PO production, the first being the 230,000-ton/yr H2O2 plant (Antwerp, Belgium) commissioned at the end of 2008, which serves a Dow and BASF HPPO plant. Producing PO with H2O2 offers unique and sizeable economic and environmental…
Related Content
Victaulic acquires Globe Fire Sprinkler
Effective July 8, 2019, Victaulic (Lehigh Valley, Pa.; www.victaulic.com) has purchased Globe Fire Sprinkler (Standish, Mich.; www.globesprinkler.com). Combined, the two…

Chemical Engineering publishes FREE eletters that bring our original content to our readers in an easily accessible email format about once a week.
Subscribe Now
Quadruple Sensor Lifetime with a Retractable Housing
Minimizing Explosion Risk Where Other Solutions Cannot
Minimizing Corrosion with Fast, Robust Gas Analysis
Lower Measurement Point Costs with Automatic pH Sensor Cleaning
Reduce the Risk of Corrosion in Fertilizer Production

View More

Live chat by BoldChat