New alkoxylation plant in Pasadena – opening in 2018

Posted On: October 10, 2017

Pasadena Plant

Oxiteno has developed strong innovation and technical capabilities in the production and application of surfactants and alkoxylates.

Oxiteno’s new alkoxylation plant in Pasadena, Texas approaches its final phase of completion and is scheduled to start-up at the beginning of 2018. With 170,000 tons of capacity, the new unit utilizes an innovative alkoxylation system with the highest standard of safety and flexibility to produce a broad range of specialty surfactants, such as kosher polysorbates, amine and alcohol ethoxylates, EO/PO products, sodium isethionate, high molecular weight PEGs, and much more.

The new unit is strategically located on the US Gulf Coast and will create more than 100 direct jobs. Along with our main office in Houston, TX and R&D center in Hattiesburg, MS, the new plant will serve our North American customers nationwide through different channels and with a specialized portfolio of products for Home and I&I, Personal Care, Agrochemicals, Oilfield Chemicals, Performance Products and several other industrial markets.

With over 40 years of manufacturing experience, Oxiteno has developed strong innovation and technical capabilities in the production and application of surfactants and alkoxylates. Our global commercial presence in 9 countries and our 12 manufacturing plants across North and Latin America provides us with the flexibility to serve our customers and transform market needs into smart solutions. Relationship, innovation, and co-creation with our clients are key drivers in our way of doing business in order to create value through chemistry. For more information about our products and services in the United States, please contact our Houston office at +1 (346) 718-6200 or through our portal at http://www.oxiteno.com/webcenter/portal/Oxiteno/en/contact