Burel Industries selected Univation Technologies’ UNIPOL™ PE Process for two polyethylene production lines with a combined capacity of 500,000 tpa at Gebang Industrial Park at Kuantan, Malaysia. The facility will cover a full range of linear low to high density polyethylene products and include Univation’s unique single-reactor PRODIGY™ Bimodal Catalyst and XCAT™ Metallocene Catalyst technologies. Facility start-up is scheduled for 2013/2014.
“Univation is extremely pleased to be selected by Burel Industries as the polyethylene technology provider for their new facility. This project represents an important step in the development of locally manufactured petrochemical products and will position Burel Industries and the country of Malaysia with competitively advantaged technology,” noted Cindy Shulman, President, Univation Technologies. “Burel Industries’ prime reasons for selection of the UNIPOL™ PE Process include low investment costs, broadest product capabilities, scalability and advanced technologies,” noted Per Brandtzag, Burel Chairman. Univation’s proven and flexible technology will provide the world-class capability Burel Industries requires for its business. As polyethylene demand increases in the region and product needs change, Univation’s process technology, supported by advanced catalysts, will allow Burel Industries to take advantage of future opportunities.