Liaoyang Petchem starts up China’s first PETG copolyesters unit
24 October 2012 08:58 [Source: ICIS news]
SINGAPORE (ICIS)--PetroChina said on Wednesday that its subsidiary, Liaoyang Petrochemical, has successfully started up ?xml:namespace>China’s first polyethylene terephthalate glycol (PETG) copolyesters plant and achieved on-spec products on 18 October.
The start-up of the 100,000 tonne/year plant at Liaoyang in Liaoning province means that China will be able to produce the high-end copolyesters on an industrial scale, according to PetroChina.
Liaoyang Petrochemical has been conducting research and development on industrialising PETG copolyesters since 2002, it saidBy: Fanny Zhang+65 6780 4359
For the latest chemical news, data and analysis that directly impacts your business sign up for a free trial
to ICIS news - the breaking online news service for the global chemical industry.
Get the facts and analysis behind the headlines from our market leading weekly magazine: sign up to a free
trial to ICIS Chemical Business.