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 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 said

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