HOUSTON, Nov. 15, 2017 /PRNewswire/ -- Total Petrochemicals and Refining USA, Inc. (us.total.com) unveiled a new Customer Suite and Collaboration Center today at its La Porte Technology Center (LPTC) in La Porte, Texas.
The Customer Suite is an exclusive meeting area for commercial discussions, featuring an executive boardroom and client lounge. The Collaboration Center is a new open access space design concept accessible to all employees within the Polymers business to network and associate.
"The site's modernization will improve our ability to take ideas and turn them into innovative solutions that create value for our customers," says Paul Colonna, Vice-President of Polymers Americas. "It is an investment in our employees, our customers and our future."
As part of the ongoing renovations at LPTC, the Application Laboratory will be updated in several steps. Renovations will include a new LED lighting system, installation of new equipment to simulate customer polymer conversion processes, and optimization of the lab layout to improve the overall work space.
Commissioned in 1985, this is the fourth major construction project at LPTC, where more than 50 Polymers Americas employees provide Technical Service, Product Development, Plant Support and Analytical Services.
About Total Petrochemicals & Refining USA, Inc.
Total Petrochemicals & Refining USA, Inc. (TPRI) is part of the Refining-Petrochemicals Americas Division of Total S.A., one of the largest integrated international oil and gas companies with operations in more than 130 countries worldwide. TPRI is headquartered in Houston and is a major producer of polypropylene, polystyrene, styrene, base chemicals and polyethylene in the United States. Its refinery produces transportation fuels and other petroleum-based products for the global market. The company employs more than 1,700 who work in support of manufacturing and research & development activities in Texas and Louisiana. Visit us online at www.polymers.total.com.