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Hengli starts up PTA line using Invista licensed technology
Mar '15
Hengli Petrochemical has successfully started up its third PTA line utilising Invista’s PTA process technology.

“The 2.2 million ton PTA production line is starting up quickly, with one of our streams reaching 100 per cent utilisation within 24 hours,” said Mike Lin, Hengli vice general manager.

IPT president Mike Pickens said, “The successful PTA plant start-up represents the latest milestone in our relationship with Hengli.

“We continue to be impressed by excellent project execution and operational capability displayed by the Hengli team, achieving what we feel is a market-leading, competitive position,” he added.

“We are very appreciative of the trust that Mr. Chen Jianhua and his team have placed in Invista, recognising that good plant performance is critical for our client’s return on investment,” he noted.

“This successful PTA plant start-up continues Invista’s reputation for PTA plants that start-up reliably and reach flow sheet rates quickly,” Invista informed in a press release.

Invista’s said its latest industry-leading PTA technology is available as a license package from Invista Performance Technologies.

With leading brands including Lycra, Coolmax, Cordura, Stainmaster and Antron, Invista is one of the world’s largest integrated producers of chemical intermediates, polymers and fibres.

The company’s advantaged technologies for nylon, spandex and polyester, are used to produce clothing, carpet, car parts and countless other everyday products.

Headquartered in the United States, Invista operates in more than 20 countries and has about 10,000 employees. (AR)

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