THE WOODLANDS, Texas, Jan. 6, 2016 /PRNewswire/ -- CB&I (NYSE: CBI) today announced it has been awarded a contract by Hebei Haiwei Group for the license and basic engineering design of a polypropylene unit to be built in Jingxian, Hebei Province, China. The unit will use CB&I's Novolen® technology to produce 200,000 metric tons per annum of polypropylene. CB&I previously announced the license and engineering design of a propane dehydrogenation unit, which uses CB&I's CATOFIN® technology, at the same location.
"CB&I is pleased to have been selected as the polypropylene licensor for the project," said Daniel McCarthy, President of CB&I's Technology operating group. "This award builds on our relationship with Hebei Haiwei as it follows the successful development of the CATOFIN propane dehydrogenation unit."
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