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M&G to Build World-Scale PET and PTA Facility on U.S. Gulf Coast

1:23 PM MDT | May 11, 2011 | Lindsey Bewley

Mossi & Ghisolfi Group (M&G; Tortona, Italy), the Americas’ largest producer of polyethylene terephthalate (PET) for packaging applications, says it will build a next generation technology PET plant in the U.S., co-located and fully integrated with a new purified terephthalic acid (PTA) plant at the same site. The facility will be located on the U.S. Gulf Coast and final candidates for selection have been reduced to sites in Texas, Mississippi and Louisiana, M&G says.   The plant will have a capacity to produce about 1 million m.t./year of...

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