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A new textile polyester plant for PVTex

By Gerald Ondrey |

Uhde Inventa-Fischer GmbH (Berlin, Germany and Domat/Ems, Switzerland www.uhde-inventa-fischer.com) has won a contract for a textile-grade polyester plant with its customer Petrovietnam-Vinatex Dinh Vu Petrochemical and Fiber Joint Stock Company (PVTex; Vietnam). The main contractor is a consortium of Hyundai Engineering, Seoul/Korea, LG International Corp. (Seoul, Korea) and PetroVietnam Construction (Hanoi, Vietnam). Uhde Inventa-Fischer is the licensor for the polyester technology based on its 2R system. The plant, with a daily capacity of 500 tons (180,000 ton/yr), will be built in Vietnam, in Dinh Vu Industrial Zone, Hai Phong City.  The total turn-key plant investment for the 2R polyester polycondensation, direct filament- and fiber spinning, the staple fiber lines and utility plants is about $324 million. Uhde Inventa-Fischer supplies the 2R polyester polycondensation plant equipped with the Espree and Discage reactors.    Construction of the plant will begin in July 2010; it is expected to be on-stream in 2011. It will produce polyester fibers and filaments directly.    PVTex invests in the most economical as well as the most modern 2R polyester polycondensation technology based on the raw materials…
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