Indorama presses on with North American project

Jagger, Anna
June 2007
ICIS Chemical Business;6/11/2007, Vol. 2 Issue 70, p44
Trade Publication
The article reports on the plan of the board of Indorama Polymers of Thailand to construct a 420,000 metric ton per year polyethylene terephthalate (PET) plant in North America. It says that the $140 million scheme will include polycondensation and solid-state polymerization (SSP) units and is expected to begin in the first quarter of 2009. According to an Indorama spokesman, the firm is in final negotiations with the purified terephthalic acid (PTA) suppliers.


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