SOURCE: Industrial Info Resources

Industrial Info Resources

August 06, 2014 06:00 ET

North America to See New Wave of Polyethylene Capacity Projects, an Industrial Info News Alert

SUGAR LAND, TX--(Marketwired - Aug 6, 2014) - Researched by Industrial Info Resources (Sugar Land, Texas) -- Polyethylene, one of the most common derivatives produced from ethylene, is a versatile plastic with a variety of uses, including packaging, automotive, construction materials and electronics. With all the large ethylene capacity projects that have been announced during the last few years in North America, it was only a matter of time before a wave of downstream derivative projects would be announced. In the U.S. and Canada, Industrial Info is tracking 30 active capital projects with a total value of about $6 billion that are planned in polyethylene units.

Within this article: Information, including capacities, project schedules and investment projects, for polyethylene projects by NOVA Chemicals and Dow Chemical (NYSE:DOW).

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