China as growth market for EPC’s variPLANT® Technology: EPC Group supplies a technology license package for a new polycarbonate plant

EPC Group has been awarded a contract by Hainan Huasheng New Material Technology Co. Ltd. for the provision of a technology license, an extended process design package and the supply of proprietary equipment for a 260 kta polycarbonate (PC) production plant. The plant will be located at the Hainan Dongfang Industrial Park. The project was already commenced in Q1 2018 and includes the patented EPC variPLANT® Technology. The feedstock for the PC plant will be provided by the upstream ‘bisphenol A’ (BPA) and ‘diphenyl carbonate’ (DPC) units. The PC plant is expected to be completed in 2020 after a successful start-up under the supervision of EPC’s specialists.

"Our EPC variPLANT® Technology offers a flexible, process-optimized plant concept for polymer production," explains Tim Henkel, Managing Director of the EPC Group. „With this technology we provide the flexibility for a simultaneous production of multiple grades of PC – an important competitive advantage for our clients to react quickly and flexibly to market requirements.“

In the past years, EPC Group has established itself as one of the leading technology providers in different industries, such as the polycarbonate industry. With the new project for Hainan Huasheng New Material Technology Co. Ltd., EPC Group continues to expand its activities in Asia.

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