Synthos: New butadiene extraction unit
Synthos announced that it will construct a new butadiene extraction unit with associated logistic infrastructure in Plock, Poland. Air Liquide Engineering and Construction licenses the BASF NMP Butadiene Extraction technology and has been awarded with the overall engineering, procurement and construction services and supplies for the project. The commissioning of the butadiene extraction unit and first production are scheduled for 2024. The unit will have a butadiene capacity of 120,000 t/y.
Synthos said in view of its continuous innovations and expansion, amongst others in the segments Synthetic Rubbers and Latexes, the new butadiene unit is a next step to safeguard the company’s strategic feedstock position close to its consuming assets in CEE.
Synthos S.A. is a chemical producer and a key player in the global synthetic rubber market. Synthos S.A Capital Group’s line of business involves the production and sales of chemical products used as raw materials and intermediate products in a wide range of industries, in particular in the tyre, construction and packaging industries.