28 November 2012 03:07 [Source: ICIS news]
DUBAI (ICIS)--Saudi Arabian converter Mattex Group plans to commission its staple fibre plant in Al Jubail in early December, a company source said on Tuesday.
The staple fibre unit has a converting capacity of 17,000-18,000 tonnes/year for the conversion of polypropylene (PP) resins, the source said on the sidelines of the 7th Gulf Petrochemicals & Chemicals Association (GPCA).
Staple fibres are used in geotextiles, the source added.
The three-day 7th GPCA forum will end on 29 November.
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