in this issue
Markets :: Engineering Plastics :: Nylon
Ascend plans $1.2-billion on-purpose propylene plant at Alvin, TX, site
10:50 AM MST | February 27, 2013 | Francinia Protti-Alvarez
Ascend Performance Materials (Houston) is proceeding with plans to build a $1.2-billion propane dehydrogenation (PDH) facility in at its Alvin, TX, site. The PDH unit will use propane to produce polymer-grade and chemical-grade propylene, Ascend says. Construction of the PDH plant, to support Ascend’s integrated nylon operations, is scheduled to begin in January 2014 and plant start-up will commence in the fourth quarter of 2015, according to a permit filed by Ascend with US EPA earlier this month. The plant will be built on land owned by Ascend at its...
This information is only available to Chemical Week subscribers.
Forgot your user ID or password?
Not an IHS Chemical Week member yet?
Here's why you should be:
100% Satisfaction Guarantee