S Korea's SK Chemicals runs PET line at 100% after turnaround

16 March 2012 06:00  [Source: ICIS news]

SINGAPORE (ICIS)--South Korea’s SK Chemicals is running its 70,000 tonne/year polyethylene terephthalate (PET) line at 100% after a month-long turnaround, a company source said on Friday.

SK Chemicals shut this line on 14 March along with a 50,000 tonne/year PET line which it will restart next week, added the source.

The company has three PET lines, the third of which is a 70,000 tonne/year unit that has been at 100%, according to the source.

SK Chemicals' total capacity for general-grade PET bottle resin is close to 200,000 tonnes/year, the source said.

By: Yu Guo
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