FASTCARD - FAST industrialisation by CAtalysts Research and Development


Grace is a leading global supplier of catalysts, engineered and packaging materials, specialty construction chemicals and building materials. The company's three industry-leading business segments—Grace Catalysts Technologies, Grace Materials Technologies and Grace Construction Products—provide innovative products, technologies and services that improve the products and processes of our customer partners around the world. Grace Catalysts Technologies produces and sells catalysts and related products used in refining, petrochemical and other chemical manufacturing applications. The Grace Catalysts Technologies business segment includes three main product lines: Refining Technologies, Advanced Refining Technologies and Specialty Catalysts. Our Refining Technologies product line includes:

  • Fluid catalytic cracking, or FCC, catalysts, that help to "crack" the hydrocarbon chain in distilled crude oil to produce transportation fuels, such as gasoline and diesel fuels, and other petroleum based products;
  • FCC additives used to reduce sulfur in gasoline, maximize propylene production from refinery FCC units, and reduce emissions of sulfur oxides, nitrogen oxides and carbon monoxide from refinery FCC units.

Published November 26, 2014

This project has received funding from the European Union's FP7 research and Innovation programme under GA. No. 604277