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Honeywell's UOP Technology Selected for Rubber Expansion in Romania

10:31 AM MDT | August 7, 2012 | Lindsey Bewley

Honeywell says its UOP technology has been selected to boost yields at Energy Bio Chemicals’ (Bucharest) synthetic rubber production facility at Bacau, Romania. The technology will be used to purify butadiene as part of the company's modernization investment program to upgrade their butadiene installation and increase production.   "As global demand for tires continues to grow, UOP's technology allows producers to maximize yields, with nearly 100% conversion of vinyl acetylene to butadiene,” says Pete Piotrowski, vice president and general...

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