QUANTUM CHEMICAL COMPANY



Quantum Chemical Company
11500 Northlake Drivey
Cincinnati, OH 45249

CONTACT PERSON:

Mr. Adel Haddad
Research Specialist
Phone: 513-530-4131
Fax: 513-530-4268

COMPANY BACKGROUND:

Quantum Chemical Company is...

...the largest U.S. producer of polyethylene resins, the largest volume plastic sold in the world.

...a leading supplier of these grades of high molecular weight, medium density polyethylene for geomembranes:

Petrothene® LPTR 082, a medium density, hexene copolymer polyethylene, and LPTR 162, a pelletized version of LPTR 082, which combine outstanding processability with notched-constant-tensile load (NCTL) test, stress-crack-resistant performance exceeding, 1,000 hours.

These products are supported by two state-of-the-art plastics research centers. One, the Allen Research Center, is a three-building complex adjacent to the company headquarters in Cincinnati where analytical, product development and technical service work is done on full-scale plastics processing machinery. The second, the Process Research Center adjacent to the company's manufacturing complex in Morris, IL, houses five, separate, computer-controlled pilot plants and their associated catalyst preparation and product handling facilities.

Quantum's products are manufactured at plants in Clinton, IA, and Chocolate Bayou, La Porte and Port Arthur, TX.


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