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Octal set to have largest PET bottle resin site
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Mar '12
Construction work on the world's largest PET producing site remains on target as Octal Petrochemicals' third and fourth manufacturing facilities begin to take shape over 10 hectares in Salalah's free zone.

The US $200 million expansion will position the Sultanate as a world-class producer of PET resin and sheet that will cater to the European, American and Asian markets which Octal currently serves.

The manufacturing plant comprising of two production lines with a capacity of 750 metric tons per day, employs the latest cutting-edge PET technology.

Scheduled for completion in May 2012, a record timeline for a project of this magnitude, the plant will add an additional 527,000 tons per annum of PET bottle grade resin to Octal's current production capacity to reach 927,000 tons per annum, making it the largest in the world on one site.

“The plant was built in accordance with British safety standards which have been approved by local regulators and government authorities and has been designed to yield the lowest carbon footprint products.

Through the application of pioneering technologies, Octal has already set new global benchmarks for both product and environmental excellence and currently uses 67% less electricity to manufacture DPET sheet and 38% less energy for resin.

In addition, 80% of water used in the purpose-designed production facility is reused and all of Octal's energy needs are derived from clean burning natural gas with its on-site high efficiency burners consuming up to 20% less gas than traditional PET plants.

The integrated facility also has the ability to recycle trim waste during the manufacturing process and offers customers various recycling options.

Fibre2fashion News Desk - India


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