- Overcapacity Dogs Polyester and Polyethylene Terephthalate Markets. Hoffman, John // Chemical Market Reporter;2/25/2002, Vol. 261 Issue 8, p8
Reports on the performance of the polyester fiber and polyethylene terephthalate (PET) resins businesses. Sales of PET resins; Overcapacity of PET resin capacity in Asia; Prices of polyester fiber.
- Japan struggles with overcapacity. // Automotive Industries;Nov94, Vol. 174 Issue 11, p16
Reports on Japanese automakers' struggle with overcapacity at their plants. Plans to reduce amount of manufacturing; Shift in production in the United States and Southeast Asia; Estimated number of overcapacity units.
- Focus on PET. HENSMAN, ALASTAIR // Chemical Week;3/28/2011, Vol. 173 Issue 8, ps4
The article reports on developments pertaining to the global polyethylene terephthalate (PET) market as of March 28, 2011. It details the recovery of the PET industry from the economic downturn in 2008, as polyester fiber production accounts for 66 percent of the global PET melt-phase demand....
- PET film lines close in Asia-Pacific region. // Plastics News;9/28/1998, Vol. 10 Issue 31, p29
Details the impact of excess thin polyester films in the Asia-Pacific region on producer profits in the plastics industry, commenting on the closure of a number of production lines. Reference to a study conducted by PCI (PET Packaging, Resin and Recycling) Ltd. Status of PET film demand in the...
- Polyester film demand prompts U.S. expansions. Cornitius, Tim // Chemical Week;7/24/1996, Vol. 158 Issue 28, p40
Reports on leading United States polyester film producers' confidence in their plans to increase capacity due to increase in demand for the product. Total value of imported polyethylene terephthalate (PET) in 1995; Increase in U.S. imports of PET film from Asia.
- Desopite Overcapacity Concerns, PET Is Poised for Growth. // Chemical Market Reporter;6/2/2003, Vol. 263 Issue 22, p20
Focuses on the phenomenal success of polyethylene terephthalate (PET) in both growth and margins since its introduction in the late 1970s and assess whether PET can maintain its levels of success as market maturity approaches. Increase in demand for PET; Contributory factors to the maintained...
- New PET line in Thailand. // Chemical Fibers International;Jun2008, Vol. 58 Issue 2, p92
The article features the Aquafil 2-Reactor polyester plant technology developed by Aquafil Engineering GmbH of Berlin, German for film and tire cord application and sold to Asia PET (Thailand) Ltd. in early 2007. The Aquafil 2-Reactor polyester plant, according to Asia Pet, will expand their...
- Asian agitation. Young, Ian // Chemical Week;3/20/1996, Vol. 158 Issue 11, p41
Reports on a worldwide capacity buildup for petrochemical products. Projected production increases in Asia/Pacific; Projected overcapacity and unprofitability in xylene, purified terephthalic acid (PTA) and styrene; Factors that contribute to excess production capacity.
- Databank. Goh, Hazel // ICIS Chemical Business;4/6/2015, Issue 3533, p23
The articles offers information on the chemical polyethylene terephthalate (PET). It discusses the uses of PET in resin, fibre or film production, the expected rise in PET supply capacity in Asia and the challenge facing Asian PET producers in maintaining supply and demand balance to ensure a...
- Market trends revealed. // R&D Magazine;May2004, Vol. 46 Issue 5, p15
Reveals various market trends in the semiconductor industry in 2004 outlined by the company VC. Market growth of the industry in the Asia Pacific region; Trends in the output of fabless production; Information on overcapacity problem in the industry.