Bangkok Synthetics to expand butadiene production

Rayong, Thailand – Bangkok Synthetics Co. Ltd is expanding its C4 value chain production facility in Map Ta Phut, Rayong.

In a 30 Jan statement, Toyo Engineering Korea Ltd said it had been awarded an EPC contract to build two new units at Bangkok Synthetic’s existing site.

The 80-kilotonne-per-annum (ktpa) 1,3-butadiene and 34ktpa butene-1 plants are scheduled for completion in 2021.

The Bangkok-headquartered chemicals company was established in Thailand in 1991 as a “C4 business” and has one production facility in Rayong.

The company claims to be largest producer of…

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