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CPChem to expand capacity for sulfur-based products at Tessenderlo site

9:27 AM MDT | June 12, 2013 | Francinia Protti-Alvarez

Chevron Phillips Chemical (CPChem) will expand its Tessenderlo, Belgium, plant by adding the capability to manufacture sulfur-based organic products, starting with elemental sulfur, the company announced today. The expansion adds to a polyalpha-olefin plant that CPChem acquired at Beringen, Belgium, from Neste Oil (Espoo, Finland) in 2011, the company says. "If the European petrochemical industry hopes to remain competitive, it must continue to capitalize on its historic advantage in innovation and further work on developing its specialty products portfolio...

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