Braskem Idesa starts up Ethylene XXI PE complex in Mexico
Reports noted that the project is worth $5.2 billion and is located at Coatzacoalcos, Veracruz. Construction began in May 2012 while the company launched the first HDPE plant on April 6, 2016 and the second on April 28. The company’s HDPE capacity is reported at 750,000 tons/year. The LDPE plant is expected to start production later this week and has a capacity of 300,000 tons/year.
Ethylene XXI has an ethane cracker with a production capacity of 1.05 million tons/year.
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