Univation Technologies LLC announced that PuCheng Clean Energy Chemical Co. Ltd (PuCheng) has selected Univation’s UNIPOL™ PE Process for a 300,000 tonnes-per year polyethylene high density / linear low density swing plant.
The UNIPOL™ PE Process facility will be fed by ethylene from a combination of coal-to-methanol and methanol-to-olefins technology. The facility will be located in Shaanxi Province, People’s Republic of China with a planned start-up in 2013.
“We are honored that PuCheng has chosen Univation’s UNIPOL™ PE Process for their first polyethylene plant and we welcome them to the family of PE licensees worldwide,” noted Cindy Shulman, President of Univation Technologies. “Our customers select UNIPOL™ PE Process technology because it offers safe and reliable operations with the most competitive economics, while producing the broadest range of PE products that can be adapted to serve the market’s changing needs.”
Univation is committed to continually investing in process and catalyst technology to drive down system costs and improve overall output and performance. In 2011, Univation will open its state-of-the-art UCAT™ J, high productivity catalyst manufacturing plant in Jiangsu Province, People’s Republic of China to reinforce commitment to customers and the region.