Borouge, a leading provider of value creating plastics solutions, has signed a service contract with Enpro Supply Chain Management to build the Borouge Guangzhou Logistics Hub in the Nansha area of Guangzhou.
Enpro will undertake the design, development and subsequent operation of the logistics hub. The Chinese company will handle and distribute a total volume of approximately 246,000 tons of value added polyolefins annually through the Guangzhou Logistics Hub.
With the ongoing Borouge 2 project expansion, the company’s capacity will increase to 2 mln tpa form the current 600,000 tpa by the middle of 2010 and will add polypropylene to the product mix. Borouge 2 consists of a 1.5 mln tons ethane cracker, the world’s largest olefins conversion unit (with a capacity of 750,000 tons), two Borstar polypropylene plants (800,000 tons capacity each) and a Borstar polyethylene plant (540,000 tons).
The contract ensures local logistics services for Borouge’s customers in Asia for ten years with effect from the start up date of Borouge 2 in 2010.
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