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Octal Petrochemicals commissions large PET resins plant in Oman

8:42 AM MST | December 10, 2013 | Natasha Alperowicz

Uhde Inventa-Fischer announced today that it has commissioned a polycondensation plant for the production of polyethylene terephthalate (PET) bottle resin and packaging applications in Oman. The plant was built for Octal Petrochemicals, the largest PET resin producer in the Mideast and the largest integrated PET sheet manufacturer in the world. The two production lines are located at Ṣalālah, Oman, and have a  capacity of 550,000 m.t./year. The plant uses Uhde Inventa-Fischer's patented Melt-To-Resin (MTR) technology. Output will be sold on the local...

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