to the National Petrochemical Company (NPC), Esmaeil Ghanbari, PTRC managing
director, said the item was 10 years in the making by PTRC and its quality has
been approved by BASF as superior to its production and hence has ordered purchase
of 180 tons of the catalyst.
are pretty glad that development of petrochemical industry via domestic technologies
has become a strategic approach in the country," Ghanbari said.
added that BASF is also seeking to purchase the technical knowhow of building
the item from PTRC, adding, "We are planning to mass-produce the item."