Hengli Petrochemical Chemical Company selects LyondellBasell Hostalen ACP PE Technology for 400 KTA China project

April 12, 2017

ROTTERDAM, Netherlands, April 12, 2017 – LyondellBasell (NYSE: LYB) today announced Hengli Petrochemical (Dalian) Chemical Co., Ltd. has selected LyondellBasell Hostalen ACP polyethylene process technology. The technology will be used for a 400 KTA high density polyethylene (HDPE) unit to be built in the Hengli Petrochemical Industrial Park (HPIP) on Changxing Island in Dalian, Liaoning Province, China.

Hostalen ACP process technology allows our customers to produce high-performance multimodal HDPE products exhibiting a combination of properties not achievable with unimodal or bimodal grades” said Dan Coombs, Executive Vice President Global Manufacturing, Refining, Projects and Technology at LyondellBasell. “Based upon our heritage of licensing and technology leadership, LyondellBasell is uniquely positioned to deliver to our customer’s world class manufacturing processes to meet market needs”

Hostalen ACP process technology manufactures high-performance, multi-modal HDPE resins with an industry-leading stiffness/toughness balance, impact resistance, high stress cracking resistance and processing advantages used in film, blow molding and pipe applications.

LyondellBasell is a leading licensor of polypropylene and polyethylene technologies with more than 250 polyolefin process licenses.

In addition to the Hostalen ACP process, LyondellBasell’s portfolio of licensed polyolefin technologies and associated technical services includes:

  • Spheripol – The leading PP process with more than 22 million tons of licensed capacity combines its globally recognized quality grades with leading monomer consumption and investment costs to make it the technology of choice

  • Spherizone – The breakthrough Spherizone multi-zone circulating reactor provides a unique and innovative platform with flexible operating conditions to manufacture added-value polypropylene with novel architecture and enhanced properties

  • Metocene PP – Innovative add-on technology for the production of specialty polypropylene products using single-site catalyst systems

  • Lupotech –The market leader on high-pressure technology offers, with its high conversion rates and effective heat recovery system, the lowest operating and investment costs for the production of Low density Polyethylene (LDPE)

  • Spherilene – Flexible, gas-phase process technology for the production of LLDPE, MDPE and HDPE

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LyondellBasell (NYSE: LYB) is one of the world's largest plastics, chemicals and refining companies and a member of the S&P 500. LyondellBasell products and technologies are used to make items that improve the quality of life for people around the world including packaging, electronics, automotive parts, home furnishings, construction materials and biofuels. More information about LyondellBasell can be found at www.lyondellbasell.com.

SOURCE: LyondellBasell

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