IG Petro to tie up with US foam company

October 2007
Chemical Business;Oct2007, Vol. 21 Issue 10, p68
Trade Publication
The article provides information on the joint venture of IG Petrochemicals Ltd. (IGPL) and Stepan Chemicals, a U.S.-based specialty and intermediate chemicals maker, to manufacture polyol foam from phthalic anhydride (PA). A planned expansion of IGPL is mentioned, including its goal to become the second largest PA manufacturer in the world by expanding its capacity to 40,000 tonnes. It is reported that IGPL is also looking at manufacturing diethyl phthalate and dioctyl phthalate plasticizers.


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