Taiwan’s Far Eastern Textile shuts PET line for turnaround

22 October 2013 09:27  [Source: ICIS news]

SINGAPORE (ICIS)--Taiwan’s Far Eastern Textile’s polyethylene terephthalate (PET) line in Guanyin has been taken off line on 21 October for maintenance as planned, a company source said on Tuesday.

The 350,000 tonnes/year bottle-grade chips line is estimated to be shut for three weeks and due to restart on 10 November, the source said.

The company’s second bottle-grade chips line at the unit with a capacity of 110,000 tonnes/year is currently operating at 80% of capacity, according to the source.

By: Xia Xue
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