Corporate entry Australian Petrochemicals Ltd (APL) (1961 - 1970s)
Lidcombe, New South Wales, Australia
- Petrochemical Industry
- Lidcombe, New South Wales
Australian Petrochemicals was established as a joint venture by Monsanto and the Petroleum and Chemical Corporation (Australia) Ltd. Construction of the plant commenced in 1959 and it was operating in 1961. The company manufactured industrial chemicals such as styrene monomer and ethylbenzene.
- Academy of Technological Sciences and Engineering, Technology in Australia 1788-1988, Online edn, Australian Science and Technology Heritage Centre, Melbourne, 3 May 2000, http://www.austehc.unimelb.edu.au/tia/index_a.html. Details
Created: 18 May 2000, Last modified: 6 March 2006
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