20 January 2012 03:58 [Source: ICIS news]
MELBOURNE (ICIS)--Thailand-based Indorama Ventures plans to restart its flood-damaged 180,000 tonne/year polyethylene terephthalate (PET) bottle chip plant at Lopburi in April, a company official said on Friday.
“We are replacing some equipment [at the plant] which will be delivered soon,” said the official.
The company shut the unit as well as its wool yarn plant at the same site on 23 September 2011 because of floods in the country.
Indorama is the world’s biggest PET bottle chip producer with a combined global capacity of 3.2m tonnes/year.
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