SOURCE: Industrial Info Resources

Industrial Info Resources

March 04, 2011 07:10 ET

Sipchem Adds Acetate Production in Saudi Arabia, an Industrial Info News Alert

SUGAR LAND, TX--(Marketwire - March 4, 2011) - Researched by Industrial Info Resources (Sugar Land, Texas) -- Saudi International Petrochemical Company (SAU: 2310) (Sipchem) (Al-Jubayl, Saudi Arabia) has joined with Rhodia Brazil (EPA: RHA) (Sao Paulo, Brazil) to design and construct two new acetate production units at its existing petrochemical complex in Al Jubayl, Saudi Arabia. When operational, the units will produce 100,000 metric tons per year of ethyl acetate and 100,000 metric tons per year of butyl acetate. Sipchem expects construction to begin during summer or fall of this year, and full operations before the end of 2013.

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