New Ultra High Molecular Weight Polyethylene (UHMWPE) Facility to Be Built in 2016 in the USA

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11 Jul 2014 11:56 Valerie Rose

CHEMMONITOR.COM - Brazil-based petrochemical company Braskem is going to construct an ultra high molecular weight polyethylene (UHMWPE) facility. The UHMWPE plant will be located in La Porte (Texas, USA).

The groundbreaking ceremony in La Porte is scheduled to Q3 of 2014. The process of the construction is expected to last about 18 months. The plant is likely to be finished in H1 of 2016. Moreover, Braskem also operates UTEC product line in Brazil.

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