Technology

The Global Leader in Polyolefin Technology

We are the world’s largest licensor of polyolefin and polypropylene technologies with ~250 licensed lines around the world.

For nearly 70 years, LyondellBasell and its predecessor company scientists have developed new technologies that serve as the bedrock for the chemical industry.

We deliver state-of-the art manufacturing process technologies, catalysts and technical services to bring consistent value to our customers. LyondellBasell Technology provides its customers with fully integrated solutions ranging from plant design and start-up services to catalyst sales to product design and technical support. Technology customers leverage our R&D advancements and integrated experience in process technologies, catalysts, and products to enhance manufacturing and business capabilities.

LyondellBasell continues its tradition of innovation with the introduction of a new, polyolefin process, Hyperzone PE technology, which produces high density polyethylene (HDPE) plastic with improved characteristics.

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Licensing our Innovative Process Technologies

As the world's foremost polyolefins technology licensor with approximately 250 PP and PE lines licensed around the globe, LyondellBasell has pioneered the development of polyolefins and chemicals technologies. Our continuous commitment to innovation has produced numerous process technology breakthroughs.

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Avant Catalysts Expand Your Polyolefin Process Capabilities

Our catalyst business produces and supplies its proven Avant range of high-performance catalysts to customers for the manufacture of polypropylene and polyethylene.

Whether you demand excellent plant operability and performance, enhanced products, or an optimized resins portfolio, LyondellBasell's Avant catalysts will provide the solutions. The Avant range of catalysts includes Ziegler-Natta catalysts for polypropylene and polyethylene as well as chromium and metallocene catalysts. Customized for use in multiple-process platforms, our catalysts are widely used by customers in LyondellBasell as well as non-LyondellBasell process technologies.

As our customer, LyondellBasell Catalyst experts will help you troubleshoot production challenges, provide tailored catalyst solutions and deliver highly experienced technical support for commercial plant trials.You can purchase our Avant catalysts through local distribution centers located in every major region of the world, and our local technical support network provides fast customer response time.

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Technology Services Aims for Long-Lasting Relationships with Our Licensing Customers

As one of the largest plastics, chemicals and refining companies in the world, LyondellBasell recognizes the importance of ensuring that assets are run to the maximum of their potential. LyondellBasell's Technology Services Group is dedicated to helping you to get the most from your investment in our technology. LyondellBasell's Technology Services group applies the breadth and depth of their expertise to help you to achieve operational excellence.

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Avant is a trademark owned or used by LyondellBasell group companies.