Sipchem start up PBT plant in first quarter 2015

Sipchem to start up PBT plant in first quarter of 2015

11:47 AM, 2nd January 2015
Sipchem to start up PBT plant in first quarter of 2015

RIYADH, SAUDI ARABIA: Saudi International Petrochemical Co (Sipchem) said the initial start-up of its new polybutylene terephthalate (PBT) plant will begin in the first quarter of 2015. The company has been testing the plant’s main equipment in preparation for the launch, it said in a statement. The facility is located in Saudi Arabia’s Jubail Industrial City.

The plant will manufacture up to 63,000 tonne per year of PBT resin. The material is a highly-specialised thermal polymer used in electrical and electronic material production in the automotive industry, as well as in the production of IT based materials.

 

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