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Brazil Petroquimica Suape starts production of on spec PET

Focus Brazil Petroquimica Suape starts production of on spec PET

Focus story by Renzo Pipoli

HOUSTON (ICIS)--Brazil’s state owned Petroquimica Suape starting on Wednesday was able to "fully stabilize" production of polyethylene terephthalate (PET) resin that meets required specifications and will make its first commercial sale on Friday, sources very close to the situation said.

Suape has “on specification PET bottle resin material starting today," the source said adding it has been producing amourphous and crystallized PET for a few days though the specifications it needed to reach for bottle grade resin were reached and fully “stabilized” just this Wednesday.

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