INEOS Technologies wins contract to supply Olin Corporation its BICHLOR™ Chlorine Technology for the conversion of their Charleston, Tennessee, USA site

Runcorn, United Kingdom - INEOS Technologies has today announced that its BICHLORmembrane chlorine technology has been selected by Olin Corporation for the conversion of their Charleston, Tennessee site.

BICHLOR technology is the very latest high performance chlorine membrane electrolyser technology. BICHLOR electrolysers are designed to minimise the life time costs of manufacturing chlorine, sodium/potassium hydroxide and hydrogen while maintaining the highest safety standards. 

In addition INEOS Technologies will supply Olin Corporation with a complete process design package for the incorporation of its electrolysers into the Charleston plant. The INEOS process design package incorporates knowledge gained by the company from operating chlorine technology for over 100 years. 

Olin Corporation is a manufacturer concentrated in two business segments: Chlor Alkali Products and Winchester. Chlor Alkali Products manufactures chlorine and caustic soda, sodium hydrosulfite, hydrochloric acid, hydrogen, potassium hydroxide and bleach products. Olin Corporation has been involved in the U.S. chlor alkali industry for more than 100 years and is the 3rd largest producer in the North American chlor alkali market.

Note to editors:

INEOS Technologies is a leading licensor of chemical technologies, catalysts, additives and components. INEOS Technologies is part of the INEOS group of companies – one of the world’s largest petrochemical companies.

BICHLOR technology is a state-of-the-art modular bipolar electrolyser with over 41 licences granted to-date. BICHLOR electrolysers are suitable for used across the full range of chlor-alkali applications, from small to large fully integrated chlorine plants. INEOS Technologies has been developing membrane electrolysers for 40 years. INEOS is one of the leading chlorine producers in Europe and has been manufacturing chlorine since 1897.

For further information please contact:
Derek Armstrong, Sales and Marketing Manager
Phone: +44 (0) 1928 516059

INEOS Technologies
Electrochemical Technology Business
Runcorn Site HQ
South Parade, P.O. Box 9
Runcorn, Cheshire WA7 4JE
United Kingdom