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August 2014

ILLAs proprietary FAN2000TM CHP Cleavage Process has been successfully started up at the Mitsubishi Chemical 280,000 MTA Phenol Plant in Kashima, Ibaraki, Japan.

March 2014

Technology Innovations & Commercialization Of Wasteless Process For Co-Production Of Phenol & Acetone (WEPP) was presented by ILLA at CMTs 11th Phenol/Acetone & Derivatives Markets Conference in Shanghai

August 2013

Dr. Zakoshansky published an article "Actual Performance of Key Stages of the Phenol Process: Present State and Expected Future" in Russian Journal of Applied Chemistry

April 2013

ILLA International, LLC. and Neste Jacobs intend to co-operate in the phenol process business.

March 2013

INEOS Phenol reported that they are planning to build, in cooperation with Sinopec YPC, Chinas largest phenol plant in Jiangsu Province by 2015. After the plants in USA, Germany and Belgium were put on-stream, the plant in Jiangsu, China, will already be the fourth phenol plant of INEOS to operate the IF96 CHP cleavage technology specifically developed by ILLA International for INEOS process.

June 2012

ILLA has been awarded a contract by Mitsubishi Chemical Corporation for implementation of its advanced CHP cleavage process (FAN-2000TM) at the MCC phenol plant in Kashima.

February 2012

ILLA international Ltd. (St.Petersburg, Russia) celebrates 20th anniversary in phenol technologies.

December 2010

Basic Design of WEPP process for a 200 kt/y phenol plant has been successfully finished by ILLAs engineering team.

November 2009

In November issue of Russian Journal of General Chemistry, Dr. Zakoshansky published an article: Phenol Process Celebrates Its 60th Anniversary: The Role of Chemical Principles in Technological Breakthroughs

October 2009

ILLAs engineering team commenced work on the Basic Design for future implementation of WEPP at a 200 kt/y commercial phenol plant.

May 2009

ILLA International successfully finished a cycle of industrial pilot tests of a new revolutionary technology the so called Wasteless Phenol/Acetone Production Process (WEPP)

January 2009

Dr. Zakoshansky published his book: Phenol and Acetone: An Analysis of the Process Technologies, and of the Kinetics and the Mechanisms of Corresponding Major Reactions, St. Petersburg: Chemizdat, 2009. (available by direct order at ILLA International or through


ILLA celebrates the 60th anniversary of the first implementation of cumene-based Phenol process...

June 2008

Pilot testing of a new WEPP unit was successfully completed at one of the Russian phenol/acetone production plants after 1.5 years of exceptional operation with highest efficiency of separation of pure CHP fraction.

March-April 2007

Start-up of ILLA's FAN2000 Process at the expanded 185 MTA Phenol Plant operated by BOREALIS is scheduled to May 25, 2007...

February 2007

ILLA International stopped cooperation with ABB Lummus Global Inc. as a co-licensor.

January 2007

ILLA International participated in the 2nd Aromatics & Derivatives MidEast / S.Asia Markets conference organized by the Centre for Management Technology held on January 30-31, 2007 in Abu Dhabi, UAE...

December 2006

ILLA International issued complete Basic Engineering Packages for two jobs, Reanimation of the existing phenol plant and Revamping of all the process sections of this plant, under the SAMARAORGSINTEZ phenol plant revamp expansion project. Currently, the detail engineering phase is underway.

November 2006

The WEPP pilot unit started running at a phenol/acetone production plant. The run is scheduled for at least one year.

June 2006

ILLA International participated in the 4th ICIS World Phenol/Acetone Conference held on 6-7th June 2006 in Prague, Czech Republic.






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