Braskem’s new La Porte Polypropylene Plant begins Commercial Production

Braskem, a Brazilian petrochemical producer said on September 10th that the company’s 450,000 metric tons per year polypropylene plant in LaPorte, Texas, along the Houston Ship Channel completed its initial commercial production. “The launch of commercial production at our new world-class polypropylene production line in La Porte clearly affirms Braskem’s position as the North American … Read more

Chemetry and Braskem to Build Ethylene Dichloride Plant

Chemetry and Braskem will construct and operate a Demonstration Plant using Chemetry’s eShuttle technology for the production of ethylene dichloride (EDC) in Brazil. The eShuttle technology has been pioneered in Chemetry’s laboratories and fully integrated pilot plant in Moss Landing, California. The eShuttle EDC Process uses a unique metal halide ion process to produce high … Read more