Sasol North America Inc. Selects Univation’s UNIPOL™ PE Process for 450 kta
Polyethylene LL/HD Swing Plant
HOUSTON -- March 4, 2013
Univation Technologies, LLC announced that Sasol North America Inc. (“Sasol”)
has selected Univation’s UNIPOL™ PE Process for its petrochemical project at
Sasol’s Lake Charles site in Louisiana, USA. The 450 kta LL/HD swing
polyethylene plant will be capable of producing a broad product portfolio
including metallocene LLDPE. This will be the second UNIPOL™ PE Process plant
for Sasol and its affiliates. The first one has been in operation in
Sasolburg, South Africa since 1983.
“We are very excited that Sasol has chosen Univation’s UNIPOL™ PE Process to
be part of its Lake Charles mega-project in Louisiana and equally proud to be
part of Sasol’s strategic North American growth complex based on advantaged
feedstocks,” stated Cindy Shulman, President of Univation Technologies.
“After nearly 30 years of operating a UNIPOL PE plant in South Africa, Sasol
has a long-standing relationship with Univation, and Sasol is looking forward
to expanding its product portfolio to include latest generation Univation
metallocene technologies,” commented Mike Biesheuvel, Managing Director, Sasol
Polymers International Investments.
The broad product portfolio and the flexibility of the UNIPOL™ PE Process will
serve Sasol’s long term market needs both domestically as well as in export
About Univation Technologies
Univation has comprehensive technology programs focused on the UNIPOL™ PE
Gas-Phase Process, UCAT™ Conventional Catalysts, XCAT™ Metallocene Catalysts,
PRODIGY™ Bimodal HDPE Catalysts and ACCLAIM™ Advanced HDPE Catalysts.
UNIVATION, XCAT, PRODIGY, ACCLAIM, stylized “Univation Technologies” and the
stylized "U" are registered trademarks (Reg. U.S. Pat. and Tm. Off.) of
Univation Technologies. UNIPOL and UCAT are registered trademarks (Reg. U.S.
Pat. and Tm. Off.) of The Dow Chemical Company or an affiliated company of
Dow. UNIPOL and UCAT are licensed for use to Univation Technologies.
Univation Technologies, LLC
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