Honeywell has announced that Pucheng Clean Energy Chemical Company Ltd (PCEC) has selected Honeywell for a $5 million USD project to help ensure that one of China’s largest methanol-to-olefins (MTO) and methanol-to-propylene (MTP) projects starts on time.

Once in full production, the Pucheng Coal Chemical Phase 1 Project will produce 0.7 million tons of olefins and 1.8 million tons of methanol annually. MTO technology facilitates production of high-value petrochemicals from coal instead of petroleum or natural gas.

PCEC has selected Honeywell’s Experion PKS, Safety Manager, Unisim Operator Training System, and Field Device Manager for five coal chemical sites in China. As the main automation vendor, Honeywell Process Solutions (HPS) will provide system configuration and site services for plant startup and commissioning. It will also oversee the implementation of third-party systems integration and engineering.

In addition to the Pucheng Coal Chemical Project, Honeywell has been selected for a number of other MTO/MTP projects within China. For more information regarding Honeywell’s coal chemical industry solutions, visit