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Borealis upgrades production plants in Sweden and Finland

February 11, 2013

Borealis says it will spend €45.0 million ($60.5 million) at its manufacturing plants at Stenungsund, Sweden; and Porvoo, Finland. The investments are aimed at strengthening the company’s supply and support capabilities. An upgrade of the 116,000-m.t./year C4 facility at Stenungsund will enable the plant’s raffinate-1 and raffinate-2 streams to meet required product specifications for the delivery of n-butenes. Meanwhile, at Porvoo, plans have been approved for the replacement of a 30-year-old hot oil heater unit at a phenol complex. The heater’s...

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