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100615Trecora Chemical presentation_1

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  1. 1. Click to edit Master title styleTrecora at a glance
  2. 2. 2 Trecora at a glance Confidential Trecora is a leading producer of polyethylene wax and wax derivatives with production capabilities beyond 40 million pounds per year. Markets for PE waxes and oxidized waxes are: § Plastic, § PVC, § Hot melt adhesives, § Coatings, § Paints, § Rubber, § Master batch § and a wide range of applications.
  3. 3. 3 Trecora at a glance § Located in the heart of a gulf coast industrial sector near Houston, Texas § Trecora has the infrastructure to handle a wide variety of chemicals via rail, truck or nearby port. § We specialize in polymers and resins, but have the versatility to provide many other custom manufacturing services.
  4. 4. Plant Site Located at 12500 Bay Area Blvd., Pasadena, TX With 10 Acres Available for Expansion Confidential 4
  5. 5. 5 Trecora at a glance Confidential §Technical Staff of 7 Engineers and 5 Chemists §Total of 67 employees § Began “green field” operations in 1991 § Trecora has three primary areas of business §Custom Processing/ Tolling §Polyethylene Wax §Proprietary Products §ISO 9001:2008 Certified §Member of SOCMA §ChemStewards® Compliant
  6. 6. 6 Confidential Custom Processing/ Tolling Build on technological strength and customer relationship to expand market share Short path distillation Conventional/azeotropic distillation Pastilles Flakes Prills/granules Batch & continuous reactions Esterification Trans-esterification Dehydration Oxidation Propoxylation Saponification Maleation Polymerization Hydrogenation Synthesis Separation & Formation
  7. 7. Custom Processing/ Tolling Reactors: •14,000 gal/304 w/steam heated reboiler; 150 psig/FV rated •10,000 gal/316 w/ jacket & hot oil reboiler •Associated 3.5 ft dia. Structured packed column w/ 20 stages; overhead system to manage phased reflux; 100 psig/FV rated •4,500 gal/304L w/indirect heated reboiler; 140 psig rated; •2 x 4,000 gallon glass-lined reactors; steam jacketed; 90 psig rated •3,300 gal/304 w/internal stm/ctw coils; overhead condenser system; 45 psig/FV rated •6,600 gal/316 w/internal stm/ctw coils; 70 psig/FV rated; oxidation of waxes and olefins •12,500 gal/304SS w/internal stm/ctw coils; 70 psig/FV rated Distillation: •2 – 12m2 Short-Path Evaporators w/internal condenser, cold traps to -30°F , vacuum < 300 micron Hg; 304 SS Forming: •3 – Sandvik SS Cooling Belts 5’ x 64’ with Rotoformer® pastillation technology •Buflovac 40” x 48” chilled drum flaker •Koster Kuenen Wax Granulator/Priller •Package in bags, drums, supersacks, etc. Confidential 7
  8. 8. 8 Polyethylene waxes (typicals) Product Soft Point (⁰F) Pen @ 77 ⁰F (dmm) Viscosity @300 ⁰F, cP Color Klett Flash point (⁰F) CHU561 237 - 243 1 - 3 15 - 48 < 100 >410 CHU610 237 - 246 1 - 2 56 - 101 < 300 >410 CWP500 228 - 239 2 - 3 7 - 11 < 100 >410 CWP500e 237 - 241 1 - 4 20 - 48 < 100 >410 CWP400 230 - 237 1 - 2 8 - 10 < 100 >410 CWP400e 239 - 244 1 - 2 24 - 49 < 100 >410
  9. 9. 9 New Products Product Softening Point (°F) Pen @ 77 °F Viscosity @ 300 °F Color Acid (mg KOH/g) L-CrystaTM 162 - 165 20 max 160 – 360 (at 212 °F) 15 -25 (Saybolt) < 0.1 T105 (exp) 243 1.5 40 (at 300 °F) 51 (Klett) < 0.1 MDP (exp) 154 22 2 (at 300 °F) 36(Klett) < 0.1
  10. 10. 10 Watch this space! 0 5 10 15 20 25 30 35 40 45 50 0 20 40 60 80 100 120 140 HeatFlowEndoUp(mW) Temperature (°C) CHU561 L-Crysta
  11. 11. 11 Watch this space! 0 2 4 6 8 10 12 14 0 20 40 60 80 100 120 140 HeatFlowEndoUp(mW) Temperature (°C) FT Broad FT Hard T105
  12. 12. State of the Art Laboratory Services •Gas Chromatography •Head Space Analysis •FTIR •Differential Scanning Calorimetry (DSC) •GC-Mass Spectroscopy •Auto-titration •Colorimetric Testing •Melt Index •Viscosity Measurements •Penetration/Hardness Testing •Gel Permeation Chromatography •HPLC •Atomic Adsorption •Karl Fisher •pH •Pilot facilities to simulate commercial scale processing Confidential 12
  13. 13. 13 Way forward § Trecora Chemical is committed to improve our quality performance and provide consistent value to our customers. We are also committed to work with our customers to continuously improve our performance. § New product development providing customized solutions and customized products § We strive for excellence in custom processing and have a dedicated team of engineers and chemists to evaluate and execute each new project expeditiously.

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