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August 6, 2007Wellman says it will consolidate its polyester fiber and polyethylene terephthalate (PET) businesses into one segment to “eliminate duplicate costs and maximize operating...
July 31, 2007An affiliate of private equity firm Sun Capital Partners (Boca Rotan, RL) has acquired Wellman’s European polyethylene terphthalate business, PET Resins. Financial terms of the...
July 30, 2007U.S. polyethylene terephthalate (PET) producers have announced a 5-cts/lb price increase, effective February 15 and March 1, depending on producer. Rising feedstock costs pushed PET...
July 27, 2007Mossi & Ghisolfi (M&G; Tortona, Italy) says it has started production at its new polyethylene terephthalate (PET) plant at Ipojuca, Brazil. The 450,000-m.t./year plant is the...
July 27, 2007Eastman Chemical says the permanent closure of its nonintegrated polyethylene terephthalate (PET) resins site at San Roque, Spain is because of “an untenable labor...
July 25, 2007The European Union’s (EU) decision to impose duties on polyethylene terephthalate (PET) imports originating in India, Indonesia, Malaysia, the Republic of Korea, Thailand, and...
July 25, 2007La Seda de Barcelona (Barcelona) says it plans to change the name of its polyethylene terephthalate (PET) and purified terephthalic acid (PTA) businesses to Artenius. The new name will...
July 25, 2007Invista says it expects to start up an 80,000-m.t./year polyethylene terephthalate (PET) expansion at Queretaro, Mexico in March, raising PET capacity at the site to 305,000 m.t./year...
July 25, 2007Braskem says it will temporarily suspend polyethylene terephthalate (PET) production, and permanently stop dimethyl terephthalate (DMT) feedstock production at Camaçari, Brazil...
July 24, 2007Uhde Inventa-Fischer says it has been awarded a contract by Alco-Naphtha (Kaliningrad, Russia) to build a world-scale polyethylene terephthalate (PET) plant at Kaliningrad. The PET...
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