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t’s a material used everyday, even if we may not     The Heartland Petrochemical Complex—or HPC—is

           all know it by name. A new manufacturing plant       a world-class facility. Once complete, the facility will
       Iin Strathcona County, Alberta, will be Canada’s         convert locally-sourced and low-cost propane into

        first polypropylene manufacturer, a material that is    approximately 525,000 tonnes per year of the high
        found in an extensive range of essential finished       value, easily-transportable plastic.

        products and consumer goods such as healthcare

        products, medical supplies, textiles and lightweight    “Polypropylene is one of the most widely used
        automotive components.                                  plastics in the world,” explains David Chappell,

                                                                Senior Vice President, Petrochemical Development.
        Inter Pipeline’s Heartland Petrochemical Complex,       “It can be identified by the recyclable classification

        North America’s first integrated propane                #5. It can be found in a wide variety of products

        dehydrogenation and polypropylene facility, will        such as medical PPE and equipment, and parts,             Photo Credit- Inter Pipeline Ltd
        be up and running in early 2022 producing one of        which help to make vehicles lighter and safer, food

        the most widely used plastics in the world, to be       storage containers, personal hygiene items, textiles,

        marketed as Heartland Polymers.                         furniture, building supplies, and more.”

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