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ExxonMobil producing new PE grades in Texas

Houston, April 27, 2016 (PCW) -- ExxonMobil is manufacturing its new Exceed XP PE products near Baytown, TX, although the film resins will be available globally, the company confirmed today.

Earlier this week, ExxonMobil announced the new PE platform, which is based on proprietary catalysts and process systems.

Four grades are commercially available, and the company is initially targeting liquid and food packaging, construction liners and thin agricultural film applications.

ExxonMobil is scheduled to start up a 1.3 million mt/year PE expansion within two years, located in Mont Belvieu, TX. Construction began in 2014. -- David Barry

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