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HighChem is a comprehensive solution provider of C1 technologies. We serve as a licensing agent for cutting-edge technologies developed in Japan.

One of HighChem’s core technology process is Syngas to Ethylene Glycol, which is jointly developed with Ube Industries, Ltd.

SEG ® is a chemical process that produces high purity ethylene glycol using carbon monoxide and hydrogen produced from coal, shale gas, coal-fired gas and natural gas. We provide customers with C1 Engineering and Technology Comprehensive Packages, which includes research & development, equipment and process designs, process optimization, and operational training.

With 40,000 square meters dedicated to our catalyst plant, we use Japanese patented technology to produce SEG catalysts and many other catalysts with an annual production capacity of over 3,000 metric tons per year.

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Together with industry partners, HighChem is also developing hydrogen storage and carbon capture technologies to achieve effective utilization of hydrogen resource from syngas producers and industrial exhaust gas


Environmental Technology


HighChem has built close relationships with Chinese biodegradable material suppliers and is capable of supplying a wide range of biodegradable materials such as polylactic acid (PLA), PBAT and PHA.
HighChem has established partnerships with Japanese material producers, resin compounders, and toll manufactures. We contribute to diversifying and accelerating biopolymer adoption in various industrial applications.

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