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Grace Boosts Aluminas Capacity

11:47 AM MST | March 4, 2008 | CW Editorial Staff

W.R. Grace says it will boost capacity of specialty aluminas at Lake Charles, LA in order to meet “growing demand” for refining catalysts. Grace’s aluminas are used to produce its fluid cracking and hydroprocessing catalysts, which are then used by oil refiners to produce fuels. “This investment significantly increases our ability to consistently and securely meet our customers’ needs for refining catalysts at a time when worldwide demand for refined petroleum products is rapidly increasing,” says Gregory E. Poling, president...

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