INEOS Phenol has announced that it is planning to build a world scale Cumene in Germany with planned start up in 2020. The construction of a new cumene plant will support customer demand improve the security of raw material supply to INEOS phenol and acetone plants located in Gladbeck and Antwerp.
Security of Raw Material Supply
INEOS Phenol is one of the world largest producers of phenol and acetone and is one of the largest consumers of cumene, which is an essential raw material. This investment reinforces its commitment to its customers across its world markets.
Selects Proprietary Cumene Technology from Badger
The company has confirmed that the unit will use Badger cumene technology and a full study of investment options is to be completed by the end of 2017.