Keyword: Polyester

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Kordsa Expands Polyester and PP Output

12.01.2018 - Turkish company Kordsa, a tire cord specialist, broke ground last month on its polyester expansion project in Izmit, Turkey. The additional 7,000 t/y of polyester yarn production...

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Arkema Builds Indian Powder Resin Plant

07.10.2016 - French chemical producer Arkema is spending $15 million to build a manufacturing plant for polyester powder resins in Navi Mumbai, Maharashtra, India. The facility, which Arkema...

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Stepan Expands Polyols Production in Poland

08.06.2016 - US-based Stepan, a manufacturer of specialty and intermediate chemicals, is adding a new reactor in Brzeg Dolny, Poland, to increase its polyester polyols output. The expansion...

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Indorama and Dhunseri to form Indian PET JV

01.03.2016 - Thai polyester producer Indorama Ventures (IVL), the world market leader, and Dhunseri Petrochem have agreed to form a 50:50 joint venture to produce and sell PET polymer in the...

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Evonik Builds Specialty Copolyester Plant in Germany

04.01.2016 - Evonik has announced plans to build a new specialty copolyester production plant at its site in Witten, Germany. The company said the investment in the facility s scheduled for...

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GF Biochemicals Starts Worldscale Levulinic Acid Unit

03.08.2015 - At Caserta, Italy, GFBiochemicals has brought a 10,000 t/y worldscale plant for levulinic acid, claimed to be world’s largest and the first to produce the bioplastics feedstock...

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Indorama Buys New Polyplex's Turkish PET Plant

14.01.2015 - In a deal set to close during the first quarter of this year, Thai polyester giant Indorama, world's largest producer of PET packaging resins, plans to acquire a 252,000 t/y...

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Indorama Acquires 51% Stake in Turkish PET Producer

17.04.2014 - Indorama Ventures (IVL), world's largest PET producer, appears to be building a strong foothold in the Turkish market through acquisition. The Dutch subsidiary of the Thailand...