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Jacobs awarded EPCM contract for Borealis XLPE expansion

9:32 AM MDT | June 30, 2014

Borealis has awarded Jacobs Engineering with an engineering, procurement, and construction management (EPCM) services contract for a previously announced project to increase cross-linked polyethylene (XLPE) production capacity at Borealis’s manufacturing site at Stenungsund, Sweden, Jacobs says. The contract value has not been disclosed. Jacobs, under the terms of the contract, is debottlenecking an XLPE compounding and soaking train and increasing intermediate storage capacity for the XLPE base resin in the upstream polymerization plant. The scope of work...

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