Grace Licenses Extra UNIPOL® Polypropylene Course of Expertise to Bharat Petroleum Company Restricted

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BPCL expands its license preparations with Grace, together with provide of acclaimed and non-phthalate CONSISTA® catalysts, so as to add 950 kilotons of capability on the Kochi and Bina refineries

COLUMBIA, Md., June 18, 2024 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) — W. R. Grace & Co. (Grace), the world’s main unbiased provider of polypropylene (PP) course of expertise and polyolefin catalyst expertise, at this time introduced that Bharat Petroleum Company Restricted (BPCL), the second largest Indian oil advertising and marketing firm, has expanded its licenses for Grace’s UNIPOL® PP course of expertise. BPCL will implement the expertise utilizing CONSISTA® catalysts on a brand new 400 kilotons every year (KTA) reactor unit in Kochi, Kerala, India and a 550 KTA reactor unit in Bina, Madhya Pradesh, India.

Thomas Deman, President, Specialty Catalysts, Provide Chain and Procurement, Grace, mentioned: “These two new licenses are proof of the worth BPCL derives from working with Grace. Our course of expertise and catalysts will allow them to supply a variety of high-quality polypropylene resins, and our experience will assist optimize their reactors to satisfy the rising demand going down in India. Grace is proud to assist BPCL.”

With greater than 33 million tons of world licensed manufacturing capability and greater than 4,500 KTA in India, Grace is a number one international licensor of polypropylene course of expertise. Absolutely recyclable, the high-performance polypropylene resins produced utilizing UNIPOL® PP course of expertise are ubiquitous and may be present in automotive components, packaging, and shopper items.

For extra details about Grace’s UNIPOL® PP expertise go to the web site.

About Grace

Constructed on expertise, expertise, and belief, Grace, a Commonplace Industries firm, is a world chief in specialty chemical substances. The corporate’s two industry-leading enterprise segments—Catalyst Applied sciences and Supplies Applied sciences—present progressive merchandise, applied sciences, and providers that improve the merchandise and processes of its clients around the globe. With roughly 4,000 staff, Grace operates and/or sells to clients in additional than 100 international locations. Extra details about Grace is obtainable at GRACE® is a registered trademark in the USA and/or different international locations of W. R. Grace & Co.-Conn.

About Grace’s UNIPOL® PP Expertise

Grace’s all gas-phase UNIPOL® PP expertise delivers progressive options for a Plant Lifetime Efficiency™ dedication to its licensees, permitting them to efficiently take part in at this time’s extremely aggressive international polypropylene resin market. The UNIPOL® PP expertise group, with greater than 100 reactor strains licensed worldwide, manufacture the broadest vary of PP homopolymers, random and impression copolymers, plus terpolymers within the {industry} with a alternative of near 300 commonplace grades.

The UNIPOL® PP expertise is a state-of-the-art engineering resolution that achieves mechanical and operational simplicity and delivers decrease complete put in value and decrease working expense, accelerated mission schedules, quick start-ups, adaptable grade transitions, and enterprise outcomes for patrons.

Product and financial efficiency are derived from the distinctive mixture of Grace’s proprietary UNIPOL® PP expertise, CONSISTA® catalyst and donor techniques, UNIPOL UNIPPAC® course of management software program, REFLECTN™ plant simulator software program, and international technical service and assist. This supplies all licensees with an unparalleled benefit that allows them to attain optimum Plant Lifetime Efficiency™ and higher enterprise outcomes.

UNIPOL® and UNIPOL UNIPPAC® are logos of The Dow Chemical Firm or an affiliated firm of Dow. W. R. Grace & Co.-Conn. and/or its associates are licensed to make use of the UNIPOL® and UNIPOL UNIPPAC® logos within the space of polypropylene. CONSISTA® is a trademark, registered in the USA and/or different international locations, of W. R. Grace & Co.-Conn. PLANT LIFETIME PERFORMANCE™ and REFLECTN™ are logos of W. R. Grace & Co.-Conn.

About Bharat Petroleum Company Ltd. (BPCL):

Fortune World 500 Firm, Bharat Petroleum is the second largest Indian Oil Advertising and marketing Firm and one of many built-in vitality corporations in India, engaged in refining of crude oil and advertising and marketing of petroleum merchandise, with presence within the upstream and downstream sectors of the oil and gasoline {industry}. The corporate attained the coveted Maharatna standing, becoming a member of the membership of corporations having higher operational & monetary autonomy.

Bharat Petroleum’s Refineries at Mumbai, Kochi and Bina have a mixed refining capability of round 35.3 MMTPA. Its advertising and marketing infrastructure features a community of installations, depots, vitality stations, aviation service stations and LPG distributors.

Bharat Petroleum is integrating its technique, investments, environmental and social ambitions to maneuver in direction of a sustainable planet.

With a give attention to sustainable options, the corporate is growing an ecosystem and a road-map to grow to be a Internet Zero Power Firm by 2040, in Scope 1 and Scope 2 emissions. Bharat Petroleum has been partnering communities by supporting a number of initiatives related primarily within the areas of schooling, water conservation, talent growth, well being, group growth, capability constructing and worker volunteering. With ‘Energising Lives’ as its core function, Bharat Petroleum’s imaginative and prescient is to be an admired international vitality firm leveraging expertise, innovation & expertise.

Peter Murdza
W. R. Grace & Co.
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