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Keyuan to build ABS, SSBR plants as part of expansion plan

2:47 AM MDT | June 6, 2013 | Natasha Alperowicz

Keyuan Petrochemicals (Ningbo, China) has outlined its revised expansion plan. The company says it has begun pre-construction work to build a 400,000-m.t./year acrylonitrile butadiene styrene (ABS) unit in Guangxi Province, China and expects to have the first phase completed in the fourth quarter of 2014. Keyuan also plans to build a 150,000-m.t./year solution styrene butadiene rubber (SSBR) unit by end of 2015 and an oil catalytic cracking facility by end of this year. The latter forms part of an extension of an existing unit, which will produce feed for the...

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