Zeolyst International has made a major commitment to R&D with three fully equipped centers of excellence, each dedicated to a specific research area.
Shell Technology Centre Amsterdam (The Netherlands)
- Fundamental and exploratory investigations
Development of catalysts and detailed catalytic performance testing of materials
PQ Corporation Research and Development Center (near Philadelphia, Pennsylvania, USA)
Research on materials modification, scale-up, and new applications
- Research on materials modification, scale-up, and new applications
Shell Technology Center Houston (near Houston, Texas, USA)
- Development of catalysts and performance of detailed catalytic testing on materials
We also operate a fully equipped pilot plant located at PQ's R&D Center. This facility has manufacturing scale-up equipment, and extrusion and spray drying capabilities for producing formed zeolite products. In addition to being used for commercial scale-up activities and manufacturing studies, the pilot plant is used to produce test quantities of powders and formed products for customer evaluation.