14 September 2012 08:47 [Source: ICIS news]
The start-up schedule is slightly behind its initial intended start-up date of 10 September because of some minor technical issues, the source said.
“We had successful trial runs at the unit in late August and hopefully we can achieve on-spec production right away after feeding raw material,” the source said.
Output from the new PTA plant will mostly be for the company’s captive use, with around 37% for commercial sales, he added.
Hengli operates a total of 1.6m tonne/year polyester capacity in
Hengli Petrochemical is building a second 2.2m tonne/year PTA plant at the same site and is targeting to start up the No 2 PTA unit at the end of the year, the source said.
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