Home / Knowledge / News / Textiles / Formosa Chemicals to triple Chinese PTA output
Formosa Chemicals to triple Chinese PTA output
Jun '10
President of Formosa Chemicals & Fibre Co, FY Hong announced that, the company plans to raise production capacity of purified terephthalic acid (PTA) located in China from current 600,000 tons a year to the level of 2.1 million tons per year in the next three years.

Formosa Chemicals & Fibre Co currently produces 2.2 million tons of PTA in Taiwan. PTA is a raw material for polyester chips and polyester chips are used in production of textiles and plastic bottles.

Earlier this year, Far Eastern New Century, Taiwan's largest polyester production company, also said, the company seeks to expand PTA capacity in China and Taiwan.

Formosa Chemicals & Fibre Co is a manufacturer of aromatic, synthetic fiber and nylon and is a part of Formosa Plastics Group.

Fibre2fashion News Desk

Must ReadView All

Courtesy: Bruckner

Textiles | On 3rd Dec 2016

Indian textile companies opt for Brückner stenter lines

Indian textile firms Laxmipati Sarees, makers of polyester sarees and ...

Textiles | On 2nd Dec 2016

Indian currency crisis impacts global cotton market

The currency crisis in India, marked by insufficient supply of new...

Huang Wei from Fiber Raw Material Dept of Sinopec Chemical Commercial Holding speaking at the Forum

Textiles | On 2nd Dec 2016

Huge potential for nylon consumption: Experts

There is huge potential for increase in nylon consumption said...

Interviews View All

Victor Chao

‘In future, clothing boundary lines will become increasingly blurred.’

Manfred Mentges
Sedo Treepoint GmbH

We see a higher demand in colour management systems, as customers see big...

Rashi Menda

Every fifth sale we make on Zapyle is a repeat purchase

Kai Poehler
Voith Paper GmbH & Co. KG

The glass mat industry is growing by five to eight per cent annually. Kai...

Johan Berlin
InvestKonsult Sweden AB

Investkonsult Sweden AB has been buying and selling second-hand textile...

Paolo Ocleppo
Sandvik Hyperion

Paolo Ocleppo, Rotary Cutting Segment manager, Sandvik Hyperion discusses...

Silvia Venturini Fendi
Fendi s.r.l

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

Tony Ward
Tony Ward

"You have to truly understand what your client wants, know her needs, what ...

Igor Chapurin

"Now we can see the Russian trend in international fashion. And Russian...

Press Release

Press Release

Letter to Editor

Letter to Editor

RSS Feed

RSS Feed

Submit your press release on


Letter To Editor

(Max. 8000 char.)

Search Companies

December 2016

December 2016

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


Browse Our Archives


Advanced Search