Reliance Plans Huge Polyester Expansion | April 25, 2011 Issue - Vol. 89 Issue 17 | Chemical & Engineering News
Volume 89 Issue 17 | p. 20 | Concentrates
Issue Date: April 25, 2011

Reliance Plans Huge Polyester Expansion

Department: Business
Keywords: polyester, India, PET

Reliance Industries has embarked on a large-scale expansion of its polyester business in India. The company will build a 2.3 million-metric-ton-per-year purified ter­ephthalic acid facility in Dahej, a special economic zone in Gujarat. Also in Dahej, it will build a 540,000-metric-ton polyethylene terephthalate plant and a 290,000-metric-ton polyester staple fiber plant. In nearby Silvassa, Reliance will build polyester filament yarn and texturized yarn plants. The company isn’t providing cost figures or completion dates.

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