Taiwan’s Shinkong to restart its PET line after turnaround

10 August 2012 04:38  [Source: ICIS news]

SINGAPORE (ICIS)--Taiwan’s Shinkong Synthetic Fibres is to restart its 200,000 tonne/year polyethylene terephthalate (PET) bottle grade chip line after a two-week turnaround, a company source said on Friday.

The PET bottle chip line located in Zhongli was taken off line on 30 July and will restart on 11 August, the source said.

The company operates another 200,000 tonne/year PET line at the same site and it is currently running at 100%, the source added.

Other Asian PET producers include China’s Jiangsu Sanfangxiang, South Korea’s KP Chemical and Thailand-based Indorama Ventures.

By: Yu Guo
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