TITLE

Brazil builds bigger plastics profile

PUB. DATE
March 1997
SOURCE
Chemical Week;3/12/97 Supplement Brazil, Vol. 159 Issue 10, pS3
SOURCE TYPE
Trade Publication
DOC. TYPE
Article
ABSTRACT
Focuses on thermoplastics expansion projects in Brazil. Inauguration of a polyethylene terephthalate plant at the Bahia industrial complex; Rhodia-Ster's Minas Gerais plant that combines Rhone-Poulenc's polymerization technology with Bueler's solid-state polycondensation process; Amoco do Brasil's scheduled construction of a purified terephthalic acid plant in 1999.
ACCESSION #
9703241533

 

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