The future's set in PET

Chynoweth, Emma; Gibson, Jane
November 2006
ICIS Chemical Business;11/27/2006, Vol. 1 Issue 45, p15
Trade Publication
This article reveals the plans of Eastman Chemical to build a world-scale polyethylene terephthalate (PET) plant in a bid to transform its PET polymers business. Eastman is targeting an operating margin of 10% for PET by the second half of 2008, through innovation and strategic actions. It will commit $1.5 billion until 2010 in a new IntegRex PET facility, plus two coal gasification plants to produce a range of downstream chemicals.


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