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Arkema Licenses PVC Production Processes to Chinese Fertilizer Maker

6:30 AM MDT | May 25, 2010 | Kerri Walsh

 Arkema says it has signed a licensing agreement with Chinese potassium fertilizer maker Qinghai Salt Lake Industry Group. Under the terms of the agreement, Qinghai has opted for Arkema's polyvinyl chloride production (PVC) processes for a 230,000 m.t./year PVC suspension production plant, a 35,000 m.t./year emulsion plant, and a 6,000 m.t./year chlorinated PVC plant. Engineering and construction firm Aker Solutions will prepare the basic engineering for two of the plants, under a pervious agreement with Arkema announced in November 2008. The licensing...

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