Bio-methanol plant (national project) started (EPSILON's management).
Trays and random packing (CMR), provided by EPSILON, showed high performance in client JBC.
Cellpack (new revolutional structured tray packing) released.
New type poly-silicone pilot plant under operation (EPSILON designed new way of poly-silicone feed).
"Research Association of Catalytic Technology for Basic Chemicals (REACT)" started. (General kick off meeting was held with EPSILON's attendance).
Target is bio-propylene.
Nominated in NEDO's project "Devlopment of Technologies to Produce Propylene from Cellulosic Ethanol"
(with Toyota Motor Coporation, Idemitsu Kosan Co., Ltd., Sumitomo Chemical Co., Ltd., JGC Plantech Co., Ltd., AIST, Tokyo Institute of Technology, Hiroshima University).