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Shell Nears Commercialization of 'Game Changing' Polycarbonate Intermediate
October 14, 2011 | Alex Scott in Amsterdam
Shell Chemical is in discussions with polycarbonate manufacturers to determine the commercial prospects for its novel, low cost route to manufacture diphenyl carbonate (DPC), an intermediate used in the production of polycarbonate. Shell has been talking to several potential customers about the process and there have been signs of interest, said Ben van Beurden speaking yesterday during a briefing to journalists at the company’s technology center in Amsterdam. “We’re getting close to deciding how to move forward. We’re in the process of...
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