W.R. Grace Licensed UNIPOL PP Process Technology to GAIL Limited

W.R. Grace Licensed UNIPOL PP Process Technology to GAIL Limited

Manufacturing Technology Insights | Wednesday, September 29, 2021

Grace's all-gas-phase UNIPOL PP process technology provides plant lifetime performance through technology, innovation, and services.

FREMONT, CA: W. R. Grace & Co., the principal independent supplier of polyolefin catalyst technology and polypropylene (PP) process technology, has licensed its UNIPOL PP process technology to GAIL (India), one of India's principal gas transmission and marketing firms under the Ministry of Petroleum and Natural Gas.

"We are honored to be the technology of choice for the first PDH-PP plant in India. We know that our UNIPOL PP Process Technology and our catalysts will provide GAIL with the edge they are looking for in the Indian market. We are committed to their success through the services and solutions that we offer for the lifetime of the plant and we look forward to seeing their business grow and flourish in the years to come," said Laura Schwinn, President of Grace's Specialty Catalysts business.

The 500 KTA polypropylene plant in Usar, Maharastra, India, will be one of the country's first PDH and PP facilities. Grace has also licensed the largest single-line UNIPOL PP process technology capacity in India. This is GAIL's second UNIPOL PP process technology license, demonstrating GAIL's belief in Grace's ability to produce value despite the COVID-19 epidemic.

Grace's all-gas-phase UNIPOL PP process technology provides plant lifetime performance through technology, innovation, and services. The adaptable process technology offers the broadest range of PP homopolymers, random copolymers, and influence copolymers in the sector.

The UNIPOL PP process technology is a cutting-edge engineering innovation that achieves mechanical and operational simplicity while also delivering industry-leading total installed cost and operating expense, expedited project schedules, grade transitions, quick startup, and business results. Grace's patented catalyst and donor systems, as well as the UNIPOL UNIPPAC Process Control System, combine to provide maximum performance.

Grace's solid long-term commitment to ensuring their success includes constant process and product advancements, access to superior catalysts and donor technology, and ongoing global technical support for the life of the plant for all UNIPOL PP process technology licensees.

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