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Hengli Petrochemical starts up its new No. 5 PTA line in Dalian

June 29/2020

MOSCOW (MRC) -- Hengli started its new purified terephthalic acid (PTA) No. 5 PTA line at Dalian on June 28, a company source told S&P Global on June 29.

The new line's production capacity is 2.5 million tonnes per year. It is running at 50% capacity at the moment, the source added.

As MRC reported earlier, Hengli Petrochemical (Dalian) Co. reached full rate at its No. 4 PTA line in Dalian City in mid-March, 2020. The 2.5-million-t/y PTA line, which came online in January 2020, utilizes Invista's P8 PTA technology.  The line also produces benzoic acid, using Invista's RP2PR technology.

PTA is used to produce polyethylene terephthalate (PET), which is used in the manufacturing of plastic bottles, films, packaging containers, in the textile and food industries.

As per MRC's ScanPlast report, April total estimated PET consumption in Russia virtually did not change year on year, totalling 60,840 tonnes (in April 2019 - 60,980 tonnes). 235,160 tonnes of PET chips were processed in Russia in January-April 2020.

Hengli Petrochemical Co., Ltd. manufactures chemical fibers. The Company researches, produces, and sells polyester filament and chips for consumer and industry products. Hengli Petrochemical markets it products worldwide.
Author:Margaret Volkova
Tags:PET-granulate, terephthalic acid, packaging, China, Rossiya.
Category:General News
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