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K2010: Braskem to Build 'Green' Propylene Unit

5:24 AM MDT | October 28, 2010 | Robert Westervelt in Düsseldorf

Braskem says it will invest $100 million to build a commercial-scale propylene plant in Brazil that will use sugarcane ethanol as a feedstock. The project was announced today at K2010 plastics exhibition in Düsseldorf, Germany.  Company officials say they expect to complete basic engineering in 2011, and expect the unit to be operational in the second half of 2013. The plant will have a minimum capacity of 30,000 m.t./year. Plant location was not disclosed. Propylene output will be used to produce 'green' polypropylene (PP), company officials say. The...

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