NOVA Chemicals Corporation Joffre Complex is an active petrochemical complex located in Alberta, Canada. The complex started commercial operations in 1979 and currently has an active annual capacity of 4.44mtpa. Its capacity is expected to remain the same as 4.44mtpa in 2030. The plants in this complex are operated by Nova Chemicals.

Key Products Capacity – NOVA Chemicals Corporation Joffre Complex, 2020

Key products produced in this complex include ethylene, and polyethylene.

Ethylene accounts for major capacity share i.e., 64.2% of the total annual capacity of the complex with 2.85mtpa, followed by polyethylene 35.8% (1.59mtpa).

About Nova Chemicals

Nova Chemicals Corp (Nova) is a chemical company that develops and manufactures chemicals and plastic resins. It’s major products include ethylene and polyethylene, chemical co-products and expandable styrenic polymers. The company serves various applications such as food packaging, protective packaging, industrial injection molding, heavy duty sacks, stretch film, hygiene films, rotational molding, pail and crate, drums and intermediate bulk containers, caps and closures, small part blow molding, and construction, among others. Nova has its manufacturing facilities and technology centers in Canada and the US, and commercial operations in Canada, the US, Switzerland and China. Nova is headquartered in Calgary, Alberta, Canada.


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