LyondellBasell to provide its Spheripol PP Technology license to Fuijan Zhongjing the world’s largest single PP plant

Fujian Zhongjing Petrochemical Co., Ltd. has chosen LyondellBasell 5th Generation Spheripol technology for two 600 KTA polypropylene (PP) units to be built in Fuzhou, China that will be the world’s largest single PP plant license announced to date.

“We selected Spheripol for its proven track record, advantaged economics, and its ability to produce the industry benchmark products that are demanded by our customers”, said, WENG Shengjing, Chairman of the Board of Fujian Zhongjing.

Dan Coombs, Executive Vice President of Global Olefins and Polyolefins and Technology at LyondellBasell, commented, “The selection of the Spheripol technology by Fujian Zhongjing to build the world’s largest single train polypropylene units shows the confidence the market has in our technologies. This again demonstrates LyondellBasell’s leadership in polymer process technologies”.

LyondellBasell, one of the largest plastics, chemicals and refining companies in the world, produces  key materials and products for advancing solutions to modern challenges like enhancing food safety through lightweight and flexible packaging, protecting the purity of water supplies through stronger and more versatile pipes, and improving the safety, comfort and fuel efficiency of many of the cars and trucks on the road. Selling products to approximately 100 countries, LyondellBasell is the world’s largest licensor of polyolefin technologies. LyondellBasell was named to Fortune magazine’s list of the “World’s Most Admired Companies” in 2018.

With more than 250 polyolefin process licenses, LyondellBasell is a leading licensor. The total licensed capacity of Spheripol technologies is more than 22 million tons, a combination of globally recognized quality PP grades with leading monomer consumption and investment costs to make it the technology of choice.

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