Air Liquide Engineering & Construction builds industry-leading plants for its customers worldwide.
Butadiene Extraction Plant, Belgium
In Belgium, Air Liquide Engineering & Construction works with one of the world leaders in speciality chemicals. One of its products is butadiene, which is used in many everyday products. Its main use is as synthetic rubber for the automobile industry, but it can also be used in the manufacturing of polymers, plastics, and paper chemicals.
Air Liquide Engineering & Construction built a world-scale butadiene extraction unit, based on N-methylpyrrolidone (NMP) technology, at the client’s facility in Antwerp, Belgium. This combination of NMP technology and tailor-made designs is recognized as an industry benchmark.