Encina finds the future of BTX in plastic waste

Chemical Week

A surprising discovery led the company away from coal and into the circular economy, says David Schwedel, founder and executive director…

Encina Turning Plastic Waste Into Renewable Base Chemicals and Fuels

Plastics Technology

Encina is a company emerging in this area as it is focused on transforming plastic waste into renewable chemicals and renewable fuels for the circular economy…

Houston specialty refiner eyes quick project pace after Covid-19 delay

Houston Business Journal

“It was very hard for a period of about 60 days to get anything done. Zoom can only carry you so far.”…

Houston specialty refiner awards $255M contract to build first facility

Houston Business Journal

The company hasn’t yet selected the project site….

Houston chemical co. eyes growth despite coronavirus, weak oil prices

Houston Business Journal

With massive volumes of plastic waste being produced worldwide, this chemical company is eyeing a global growth approach….

Earth Day 2020: Pyrolysis Player Cracks Case of Hard-to-Recycle Waste Plastics

Plastics Today

Earth Day will celebrate its 50th anniversary on April 22, and the plastics industry inevitably will be cast among the villains. We are pushing back with a series of articles highlighting how industry is, in fact, leveraging innovation to promote sustainability….

Australia’s Worley Provides Engineering, Construction Support for Encina’s US Chemical Recycling Plant

Plastics Today

Encina has developed a process that economically extracts benzene-toluene-xylenes — important building blocks for widely used products — from plastic waste through catalytic pyrolysis…

Worley to provide EPC services for consumer-plastics-to-BTX plant in U.S.

Chemical Engineering Online

Worley (North Sydney, Australia) will provide engineering, procurement, and construction (EPC) services for Encina’s (Houston) consumer-plastics-to benzene-toluene-xylenes (BTX) processing plant in the U.S….

Worley will provide engineering, procurement, and construction (EPC) services for Encina’s consumer plastics to benzene-toluene-xylenes (BTX) processing plant in the United States

Modern Plastics Global

Benzene, toluene, and xylene (BTX) are important building blocks for a variety of widely-used products including pharmaceuticals, clothing, and glues. Regular BTX is typically derived from the catalytic reforming of naphtha in a petroleum refinery…

Worley to provide EPC services for consumer plastics to BTX plan

Indian Chemical News

Worley will provide engineering, procurement, and construction (EPC) services for Encina’s consumer-plastics-to benzene-toluene-xylenes (BTX) processing plant in the U.S….

Meet two new entrants to the chemical recycling market

Resource Recycling

A pair of companies recently announced plans to build commercial-scale pyrolysis facilities, with one set for Texas and the other in Virginia. The plants will convert scrap plastics into chemical products…

New plastic pyrolysis capacity planned in the US

C&EN (Chemical Engineering News)

Two new plastic pyrolysis plants are in the works in the US that could add a new recycling option for plastic trash and increase the supply of some commodity chemicals…

Encina hires global director of purchasing

Recycling Today

Encina Development Group LLC, a company based in The Woodlands, Texas, that processes plastic scrap to create renewable chemicals and renewable fuels, has announced that Mylinda Jacobsen has joined the company as the global director of purchasing to lead the material purchasing, sourcing and management initiatives….

Encina Names Mylinda Jacobsen as Global Director of Purchasing

Waste 360

Encina Development Group, LLC (“Encina”), a company that processes plastic waste to create renewable chemicals and renewable fuels, announced today that Mylinda Jacobsen has joined the company as the Global Director of Purchasing to lead the material purchasing, sourcing, and management initiatives…

Industry Announcement June 2020, and March 2020

Plastics Recycling Update

The Alliance to End Plastic Waste and UN-Habitat announced a partnership aiming to improve waste and resource management strategies in areas with high plastic waste leakage into the environment…

Encina promotes Badiola to senior VP of engineering

American Recycler

Encina Development Group, LLC (Encina), a company that processes plastic waste to create renewable chemicals and renewable fuels, has promoted Carlo Badiola to senior vice president of engineering and technology…

People in Plastics

Plastics News

A&R LOGISTICS INC. — The dry bulk and liquid chemical transportation services provider in Louisville, Ky., named Dionne Quiachon chief environmental, health, safety and security officer…