Degussa/Uhde: License Sold
In cooperation with Uhde GmbH of Dortmund/Germany, Degussa AG of Düsseldorf/Germany developed a method for the production of propylene oxide (PO) from H2 O2 , called HPPO technique. SKC of Seoul/Korea now acquired the license for this production method. SKC will start operation of its HPPO plant with a capacity of 100,000t/a in Ulsan/Korea at the beginning of 2008. With this acquisition, the Korean chemical company wishes to cater to the rising demand for PO in the Asian market.
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