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Braskem board approves La Porte PP expansion

HOUSTON, June 22, 2017 (PCW) -- Braskem announced today that its board has approved a new production line in La Porte, Texas, adjacent to existing PP units.

Construction on the 450,000 mt/yr expansion is expected to begin later this year and conclude in 1Q 2020.

The "Delta" line will be Braskem's seventh production line in the US and will be capable of producing homopolymers, random copolymers, impact copolymers and reactor thermoplastic polyolefins.

Braskem is committing $675 million for the design and construction on the new line. --  David Barry

Further updates are available on the company's Delta website: http://braskem.com.br/usa/delta

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