Tech News Summary:
- Enchanted Technology & Citroniq Chemicals announced licensing & engineering agreements for eco-friendly polypropylene plants
- The partnership will establish the world’s first sustainable biopolypropylene production process, marking a significant step towards decarbonizing the downstream energy industry
- Collaboration between Lummus Technology and Citroniq Chemicals represents a significant milestone in advancing sustainable practices within the petrochemical industry
Lummus Technology, a leader in the refining, petrochemical, gas processing and renewable products industries, has announced a groundbreaking partnership with Citroniq, a sustainable technology company, to license and engineer green polypropylene plants. This collaboration marks a significant milestone in the journey towards sustainable manufacturing and green technology.
The engineering agreements will enable the construction of polypropylene plants that utilize Citroniq’s innovative technology to produce bio-based and renewable polypropylene, a versatile plastic used in a wide range of consumer and industrial applications. This green polypropylene is made from sustainable feedstocks, such as agricultural residues and waste, reducing the reliance on fossil fuels and significantly lowering the carbon footprint of production.
“Lummus is excited to partner with Citroniq to bring sustainable polypropylene technology to the market,” said Leon de Bruyn, President and CEO of Lummus Technology. “This collaboration aligns with our commitment to developing innovative and sustainable solutions for the petrochemical industry, and we are proud to contribute to the transition towards a circular and low-carbon economy.”
The licensing and engineering agreements will combine Lummus’ extensive engineering and technology expertise with Citroniq’s pioneering green technology, enabling the integration of sustainable and renewable polypropylene production processes into new and existing petrochemical facilities. This collaboration represents a major step forward in the efforts to reduce the environmental impact of plastic production and meet the growing demand for sustainable materials.
“We are delighted to partner with Lummus Technology to bring our green polypropylene technology to the global market,” said Emily Chen, CEO of Citroniq. “By combining our innovative solutions with Lummus’ industry-leading engineering capabilities, we can accelerate the transition towards sustainable manufacturing practices and contribute to a more circular and efficient economy.”
The partnership between Lummus and Citroniq is a testament to the growing momentum towards sustainable and eco-friendly solutions in the petrochemical industry. With the introduction of green polypropylene plants, manufacturers will have the opportunity to integrate renewable and bio-based plastics into their production processes, reducing their environmental impact and contributing to a more sustainable future.