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TPC and UOP link in on-purpose butadiene technology licensing

7:57 AM MDT | June 12, 2014 | Natasha Alperowicz

TPC Group, North America's leading producer of butene and butadiene, and UOP today announced the they have entered into an agreement for UOP to be the exclusive licensor of the proprietary TPC Group OXO-D technology used to produce on-purpose butadiene, a key ingredient for making synthetic rubber. The two companies will begin working together immediately to license the technology, which has been operated for more than 40 years, commercially converting butene to butadiene for the production of synthetic rubber. The OXO-D technology is being applied in TPC's...

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