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Indorama and Uhde Inventa-Fischer Commission PET Plant

11:10 AM MDT | September 22, 2010 | Lindsey Bewley

Uhde Inventa-Fischer says it has commissioned the first line of Indorama Polymers (Bangkok) subsidiary AlphaPet’s latest polyethylene terephthalate (PET) resin plant at Decatur, AL. The plant has the capacity to produce 432,000 m.t./year of PET and uses Uhde Inventa-Fischer technology.   The plant provides the flexibility to produce different grades of PET resin simultaneously, allowing the company to serve customers in the carbonated soft drink, water, and custom containers markets, Indorama says. The Decatur plant follows an expansion in March 2007...

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