Indorama Buys Indian Polyester Maker | Chemical & Engineering News
Volume 93 Issue 48 | p. 26 | Concentrates
Issue Date: December 7, 2015

Indorama Buys Indian Polyester Maker

Department: Business
Keywords: India, plastic, PET, Thailand

Thai polyester producer Indorama has agreed to acquire Micro Polypet, an Indian manufacturer of polyethylene terephthalate (PET) resins used in plastic bottles. Micro Polypet’s plant, 80 km north of the Indian capital of New Delhi, represents 12% of India’s PET production capacity, Indorama says. The plant is closely integrated with an Indian Oil Corp. chemical plant that supplies purified terephthalic acid and ethylene glycol, PET’s raw materials.

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