Advertisements

INEOS Oxide announces an expansion of Dipropylene Glycol (DPG) capacity

INEOS Oxide announced that it is progressing plans to expand Dipropylene Glycol (DPG) capacity at its site in Köln Germany.

The company confirmed that it has started the Front End Engineering Design (FEED) and expects to complete the engineering studies during the course of 2018.

Currently construction of the plant is expected to start in 2019 with start-up planned for early 2020.

“This is an important project for INEOS’ propylene oxide and glycol business”, said Santiago Ciruelos, Business Manager for Propylene Oxide/Propylene Gylcols. “We have seen significant increased demand for DPG from our customers and we are excited to find opportunities to support their growth.”

Dipropylene glycol is used as a solvent and scent carrier in the fragrance and laundry industries, as well as a component of speciality plasticisers and unsaturated polyester resins. INEOS manufacture DPG today as part of its propylene oxide and glycol portfolio.

Please follow us on LinkedIn and Twitter and subscribe to our website and receive notifications of new posts by email.

Advertisements

Leave a Reply

This site uses Akismet to reduce spam. Learn how your comment data is processed.

SUBSCRIBE TO OUR NEWSLETTER

You have successfully subscribed to the newsletter

There was an error while trying to send your request. Please try again.

Paints and Coatings Expert will use the information you provide on this form to be in touch with you and to provide updates and marketing.
%d bloggers like this: