Mossi & Ghisolfi to build US PET plant in Corpus Christi, Texas

11 July 2011 18:07  [Source: ICIS news]

HOUSTON (ICIS)--Mossi & Ghisolfi (M&G) chose Corpus Christi, Texas, as the site for its 1m tonne/year polyethylene terephthalate (PET) plant and its 1.2m tonne/year purified terephthalate acid (PTA) plant, the company said on Monday.

The single line plant will use the same technology as M&G’s single reactor PET plant in Suape in Brazil, the company said. This will include M&G’s EasyUp SSP technology.

Construction for both plants should last 30 months, M&G said.

Chemtex Global, an M&G subsidiary, will handle the project management, sourcing and construction management for the project

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By: Al Greenwood
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