11 November 2012 13:33 [Source: ICIS news]
RIO DE JANEIRO (ICIS)--Deliveries of polyethylene (PE) resins in ?xml:namespace>
“The delivery of plastic resins has already surpassed 300,000 tonnes at the end of October, with about 270,000 tonnes produced locally,” Maria Odete Soarez, marketing manager with
The remainder was supplied by imports of diverse origins, but mostly from
All plants are working properly at this time. A maintenance outage in mid October halted production of linear low density PE (LLDPE) for a week, but production has since recovered.
Polinter has an installed capacity of 160,000 tonnes/year of high density PE (HDPE), 70,000 tonnes/year of low density PE (LDPE) and additional 190,000 tonnes/year provided by a swing plant (HDPE/LLDPE), for a total PE capacity of 420,000 tonnes/year.
The APLA conference ends on Tuesday.
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