Home / Knowledge / News / Textiles / LSB to sell Portugal PET plant to Control PET
LSB to sell Portugal PET plant to Control PET
04
Jul '11
La Seda de Barcelona (LSB) and the company Control PET, SGPS, S.A, an investee of Imatosgil and Banco Espirito Santo, have formalised a sale-purchase agreement for the Portalegre based PET production plant Artenius Portugal.

This company, initially conceived for polyester fibre production in 1966, was later converted into a batch production PET polymer plant, with a yearly output of 70.000 tonnes; its industrial activity having been stalled since the end of 2010.

The value agreed for the sales transaction amounts to 5.6 million euros to be paid between 2011 and 2015. The sales value may increase according to the company's productivity during this period.

The acquisition of Artenius Portugal by Control PET SGPS, S.A. is a means of guaranteeing the production activity. It is being estimated that the plant will be operating again as of July and direct as well as indirect job positions are being safeguarded.

This transaction is a further step in La Seda de Barcelona's ongoing divestment process of non-strategic assets within the company's Strategic Plan. In this sense, Artenius Portugal is not complying with the technology, location and size criteria which set the path for LSB's future.

La Seda de Barcelona (LSB)


Must ReadView All

Textiles | On 23rd Jun 2017

Textile ministry organises training workshop on GST

The ministry of textiles had organised training workshop on GST which ...

Apparel/Garments | On 23rd Jun 2017

Uware Brands into licensing agreement with Polaroid

Uware Brands has entered into a licensing agreement with Polaroid for ...

Textiles | On 23rd Jun 2017

Ralph Lauren ex-president Tiger of Sweden's new CEO

Hans-Christian Meyer, former president of Ralph Lauren Corporation,...

Interviews View All

Cyril Pereira
Reed Exhibitions India, organiser of Asian Machine Tool Exhibition 2016

'Major problem in the textile machinery manufacturing industry is the lack ...

Nitin Bhatia
Trend Arrest

Setting up a brand for online selling is easy, but running the brand is not

Janak Dhamanwala & Sunil Dhamanwala
Jansun

Moving towards sustainability is also a social change

Kerem Durdag
Biovation II LLC

Kerem Durdag, CEO, Biovation II LLC, provides an insight into future...

Suresh Patel
Sidwin Fabric

Sidwin Fabric is a manufacturer and exporter of polypropylene textiles and ...

Eamonn Tighe
Nature Works LLC

Eamonn Tighe, Fibres and Nonwovens - Business Development Manager of...

Sanjukta Dutta
Sanjukta's Studio

<b>Sanjukta Dutta</b> creates unique garments by clubbing prints of...

Silvia Venturini Fendi
Fendi s.r.l

"Yes, my confidence and positive attitude are my strengths and should be...

Prathyusha Garimella
Prathyusha Garimella

Hyderabad-based designer <b>Prathyusha Garimella</b> is known for blending ...

Press Release

Press Release

Letter to Editor

Letter to Editor

RSS Feed

RSS Feed

Submit your press release on


editorial@fibre2fashion.com

Letter To Editor






(Max. 8000 char.)

Search Companies





SEARCH

news category


Related Categories:
June 2017

June 2017

Subscribe today and get the latest update on Textiles, Fashion, Apparel and so on.

SUBSCRIBE


Browse Our Archives

GO


E-News Insight
Subscribe Today and Get the
Latest News Update in Your Mail Box.
Advanced Search