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Red Sea National Petrochemical Company Selects KTS PTA P8++

November 11, 2022 Koch Technology Solutions (KTS) UK Limited, technology licensing group of Koch Engineered Solutions, and Red Sea National Petrochemicals Company (Red Sea), have reached an agreement for the license of KTS’s P8++ PTA process technology for Red Sea’s crude-to-chemical project in Egypt’s Suez Canal Corridor industrial zone.

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The first set in the world: Junzheng Group selects KTS technology for a BDO project with single-line production capacity of 300,000 tons per year

September 27, 2022 Inner Mongolia Junzheng Chemical Industry Co., Ltd. (Junzheng Group) has begun construction on the first phase of its biodegradable plastic recycling industry project. The Phase I project of the 2×600 kta BDO and 2×1.0 MM tpa PBAT/PBS/PBT/PTMEG green environmental protection recycling industry will be located in Wuda Industrial Park, Wuhai City, Inner Mongolia, China.

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Koch Technology Solutions And Ioniqa Technologies Partner To Disrupt Plastics Industry Through Advanced PET Upcycling Technology

September 13, 2022 – Koch Technology Solutions (KTS), a Koch Engineered Solutions company, and Ioniqa Technologies B.V. (Ioniqa) today announced a partnership to scale up and commercialize Ioniqa’s advanced Polyethylene Terephthalate (PET) recycle technology in the plastics industry. As part of this collaboration, KTS has committed to invest up to €30M in Ioniqa.

 

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Zhejiang Dushan Energy Selects KTS PTA P8 ++ Technology for its Two PTA Lines

Pinghu City, Zhejiang (November 8, 2021) Koch Technology Solutions (KTS, formerly INVISTA Performance Technology) and Zhejiang Dushan Energy Co., Ltd (Dushan Energy) have entered into an agreement to license Dushan Energy to use KTS’s PTA P8 ++ technology to build two PTA plants in Pinghu City, Zhejiang Province, China. Zhejiang Dushan Energy Co., Ltd. is a wholly owned subsidiary of Xinfengming Group.

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Koch Technology Solutions Launches to Drive Greater Collaboration, Innovation

Wichita, Kansas (May 6, 2021) Koch Engineered Solutions (KES), a unit of Koch Industries Inc., today announced the creation of Koch Technology Solutions (KTS). As the technology licensing group within KES, KTS is delivering world-scale technology for licensing to a growing portfolio across the polyester value chain, within the refining space and for 1,4-Butanediol and its derivatives, while also delivering greater value for customers through increased integration with KES capabilities.

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SINOPEC Yizheng selects INVISTA P8 PTA Technology

Shanghai, China (January 20, 2021) INVISTA’s technology and licensing group, INVISTA Performance Technologies (IPT), and China Petrochemical International Co., Ltd. (“Sinopec Yizheng”) have reached an agreement for licensing of INVISTA’s industry leading PTA P8 ++ technology for Sinopec Yizheng’s third PTA line. This plant will be installed in Jiangsu province, China, with an annual name-plate capacity of 3 million tonnes.

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Hengli Petrochemical to utilize INVISTAs P8 technology for two PTA lines at Huizhou

Shanghai, China (Oct. 29, 2020) INVISTA’s technology and licensing group, INVISTA Performance Technologies (IPT), and Hengli Petrochemical (Huizhou) Co., Ltd, a subsidiary of Hengli Group (Hengli), have reached agreement to license INVISTA’s P8 PTA technology for two PTA lines.

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Taking back what’s yours: Extractive desulfurization minimizes octane loss in FCC naphtha hydrotreating

September 2020 Generating octane barrels has always been a tough road for refiners. In 2020, this road got a lot tougher with olefin saturation and octane destruction being collateral damage as refiners strive to achieve the sulfur limit in the gasoline pool.

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