Monday, March 24, 2008

Polyethylene production at Unipetrol surpasses 4 mln tons

Czechoslavakia based Unipetrol has produced its four millionth ton of “Liten” polyethylene in March 2008. The company launched production of high-density polyethylene (HDPE) manufactured under the commercial name of Liten at its site in Litvinov, Czech Republic, in 1976, using a new technology of gas-based polymerization of ethylene. Production of polyethylene was boosted in 2002, following the launch of the second HDPE unit with a planned annual capacity of 200,000 tons.

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