CHIMEI awards EPC Engineering & Technologies GmbH with contract for a new 180,000 TPA polycarbonate production plant in China.

EPC Engineering & Technologies GmbH has been selected as technology licensor by CHIMEI Corporation and its subsidiary Zhangzhou CHIMEI Chemical Co., Ltd. for a new 180 KTPA Polycarbonate Project to be located in Zhangzhou, China. 

EPC will provide a license for its patented EPC variPLANT® Technology and proprietary equipment to CHIMEI and will also deliver engineering and onsite support for this project. 

EPC is proud to announce this cooperation with CHIMEI, a world-class advanced polymer materials, synthetic rubbers, and specialty chemicals producer. The new 180 KTPA plant will further add-on to CHIMEI´s existing polycarbonate production capacity. The polycarbonate plant is expected to be completed in Q4 of 2024. 

EPC’s proprietary Polycarbonate Production Technology – variPLANT® is a non-phosgene melt-transesterification process using BPA and DPC as the primary feedstock. 

EPC´s Circular Economy Concept is an integral part of the overall plant design and together with high process flexibility and reliability provides CHIMEI with the most modern and efficient polycarbonate production process on the market.