Jul 07, 2020 10:52 a.m.

USA's Braskem to startup new PP plant this year

According to market sources, Braskem USA is planning to startup its new PP plant by ...

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According to market sources, Braskem USA is planning to startup its new PP plant by third quarter this year.

Based in La Porte, Texas, United States, the plant has a production capacity of 450,000 tons/year. A source from the market players informed that the plant has been successfully conduct trial run and producers small quantity of off-grade homo-PP cargoes since beginning of June 2020, meanwhile it is slated to have offers to China within Q3 this year. The new PP plant is known as the Delta project, which costs investment of $675 million and the construction has begun since 2017.

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