SOURCE: Industrial Info Resources

Industrial Info Resources

January 04, 2011 05:40 ET

Top Ten North American Chemical Projects Planned for 1Q11 at More Than $580 Million, an Industrial Info News Alert

SUGAR LAND, TX--(Marketwire - January 4, 2011) - Researched by Industrial Info Resources (Sugar Land, Texas) -- The Chemical Processing Industry (CPI) of North America is expected to begin the year with a substantial momentum over the past two years, with the top 10 projects that are planned to begin construction during the first quarter totaling an estimated $580 million. More than 200 CPI projects are planned to begin construction during the quarter, based on projects identified as part of Industrial Info's North American Project Database. This is a healthy increase over the same quarter last year, when total project activity topped out at an estimated 165 projects. Top projects include plans by Air Products & Chemicals Incorporated (NYSE:APD) (Allentown, Pennsylvania) to begin construction on an air separation unit addition at the company's plant site in La Porte, Texas.

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