LyondellBasell: PE-HD from Münchsmünster
LyondellBasell Industries of Rotterdam, Netherlands, has started operation at its production plant designed for polyethylene of high density (PE-HD), situated at the site in Münchsmünster, Germany. After two years of construction, preparatory tests and test runs on the plant’s components, the equipment is now up and running. Its annual capacity is 320,000 tonnes. Permanent staff currently amounts to 65. The company delivers the products to customers in Europe and in the Middle East. The PE-HD has outstanding properties in terms of stiffness/toughness ratio, excellent impact resistance, high resistance to stress cracking, as well as improved processing features.
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