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Shell to expand polyols capacity in Singapore

5:16 AM MST | February 5, 2013 | Francinia Protti-Alvarez

Shell Chemicals has made a final investment decision to upgrade its Jurong Island, Singapore, polyols facility, the company announced today. The investment is expected to increase polyols capacity by more than 100,000 m.t./year and add new grades to Shell’s product offering. The project is expected to be completed in 2014. Shell currently has capacity for 260,000 m.t./year of polyols at Jurong Island, reports say.   “The Asia/Pacific market for polyols has grown rapidly over the years and we see increasing demand for higher-comfort products...

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