24 May 2012 10:06 [Source: ICIS news]
The start-up schedule has been delayed again from June because of slower than expected delivery of machinery parts, the source said.
Jiaxing had initially planned to bring on line the plant in April, but it had to be delayed because of slower construction work at its port for obtaining feedstock paraxylene (PX).
The new PTA capacity is aimed for captive use, feeding into Tongkun Group’s own 1.6m tonne/year polyester yarn plants at Tongxiang in
PTA is the primary raw material in polyester production.
With additional reporting by Bohan Loh
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