Oriental Energy selects Grace Unipol process for new PP line in China
The contract is for its fifth polypropylene line with a production capacity of 400 KTA in Maoming
W. R. Grace & Co. has licensed its UNIPOL PP process technology to Oriental Energy for its Maoming, China, plant. This is Oriental Energy’s fifth polypropylene line, and its fourth using Grace’s UNIPOL PP process technology with a production capacity of 400 KTA.
Laura Schwinn, President of Grace’s Specialty Catalysts business said, “We are extremely pleased that Oriental Energy has chosen our UNIPOL PP process technology once again for its newest polypropylene line in Maoming. Our continuous cooperation over the last ten years has created a solid and lasting relationship between our businesses, and we are excited to watch Oriental Energy achieve their goal of becoming one of the top polypropylene producers in the world using our technology.”
Wu Yinlong, General Manager of Oriental Energy, commented, “We selected Grace’s UNIPOL PP process for our site in Maoming because of our confidence in the technology. We know from experience with our other UNIPOL PP lines that we can produce the advanced polypropylene resins we need for our customers. We also know Grace will be a trusted advisor to provide support and service for the life of our plants.”
Oriental Energy currently has the largest UNIPOL PP operating capacity in China, and there are plans to build additional polypropylene lines at their sites in Ningbo and Maoming in the years to come.