Largest polypropylene production line in Americas to La PorteLargest polypropylene production line in Americas to La Portehttps://www.recenter.tamu.edu/news/newstalk-texas/?Item=169262017-06-27T05:00:00Z2017-06-27T22:50:00Z

​​​Delta Polypropylene production line LA PORTE – Construction on Delta, the largest polypropylene production line in the Americas, will start midsummer 2017, according to a June 22, 2017 report.

With the engineering design phase well underway, the new production line will have a manufacturing capacity of 450 kilotons (kt), or the equivalent of approximately one billion pounds, per year.

The construction Delta PP production line is expected to positively impact economic activity in the region, employing approximately 1,000 development and construction workers to fully construct the facility.

Upon final completion, which is targeted for first quarter 2020, the company expects the new line to bring an additional 50 permanent full-time jobs.

Braskem, the company building Delta, will commit up to $675 million in investment capital towards the design and construction of the new facility which will be named Delta and will be located next to Braskem's existing production facilities.​

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