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Grace Signs MOU for FCC Catalyst Joint Venture

9:38 AM MDT | March 22, 2012 | Rebecca Coons

W.R. Grace says it has signed a memorandum of understanding with Al Dahra Agriculture (Abu Dhabi) to jointly build and operate a fluid catalytic cracking (FCC) catalysts and additives plant in Abu Dhabi, United Arab Emirates. Grace, the world’s largest manufacturer of FCC catalysts and additives, says the unit would be its first in the region. Capacity terms were not disclosed, but Grace says growth in the region will be “more than adequate” for the new plant by the time it is anticipated to come onstream in late 2015. Sixteen FCC units are...

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