Houston company secures deal to launch recycling tech in South Korea
A Houston-based company with a suite of technologies and energy solutions has announced a new deal that will take its business to South Korea.
Lummus Technology reached an agreement with Dongyang Environment Group to roll out Lummus' advanced plastics recycling technology in Seosan, Chungcheongnam-do, South Korea, and will be operated by Dongyang Environment's subsidiary, Seohae Green Chemical.
"We are pleased to announce this agreement with Dongyang Environment, one of South Korea's leading providers of energy and environmental services," Greg Shumake, vice president and managing director of Green Circle, says in a press release. "This is a significant step forward in our commitment to the circular economy and to deploying advanced plastics recycling technology in South Korea and other key markets around the world."
Lummus' Green Circle technology converts plastic waste into chemicals and feedstocks, creating circularity. The platform "concentrates and expands Lummus Technology’s capabilities to capture new opportunities in the energy transition and circular economy," per the release.
"Dongyang's resource recycling and energy conversion expertise and Lummus' world-class technology will create strong synergies," Byung Jin Song, the head of Dongyang Environment R&D center, says in the release. "Additionally, Dongyang will strengthen its position in the chemical recycling industry, offering more sustainable products and increased value to our customers."
Last month, Lummus remarked that its interested in expanding contracts in the Middle East.