IHS Chemical Week

Regions :: South America :: Brazil

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...

This information is only available to Chemical Week subscribers.

Username:
Password:

Forgot your user ID or password?
Click here to have it sent to you.

Risk Free Trial

Email Address

First Name

Last Name

Click here to register and get your RISK-FREE access to chemweek.com

100% Satisfaction Guarantee
If at any time you are not completely satisfied with IHS Chemical Week, simply notify us and we'll refund the balance of your paid subscription - no problem.


Not an IHS Chemical Week member yet?

Here's why you should be:

  • 31 issues of Chemical Week magazine in print or digital format
  • Critical daily news and analysis from the entire global chemical enterprise on chemweek.com
  • Mobile edition of Chemical Week
  • 20+ years of online archives
  • Topical e-newsletters that capture the most impactful events
  • Special issues with a regional focus
  • Global outlook issue

 

 

 













 
contact us | about us | customer care | privacy policy | sitemap | advertise

ihsCopyright © 2015 IHS, Inc. All rights reserved. Reproduction in whole or in part without permission is prohibited.

North Asia Russia Southeast Asia China India/Pakistan Middle East Eastern Europe Western Europe Central America Canada USA Australia/New Zealand South America Africa