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UOP Technology Selected for Cumene-Phenol Plant in Korea

4:52 PM MST | February 13, 2012

UOP, a Honeywell subsidiary, says it has been selected by Kumho P&B Chemicals (Seoul) to provide technology for a new phenol plant at Kumho P&B Chemicals’ site at Yeosu, Korea. UOP Q-Max and UOP Phenol process technologies will be installed and the new units, which are expected to start up in 2013-14, will produce 900,000 m.t./year of cumene and 300,000 m.t./year of phenol. UOP will provide engineering design, technology licensing, catalysts, adsorbents, and technical services. Kumho P&B Chemicals, a subsidiary of Kumho Petrochemical (Seoul)...

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