Home / Knowledge / News / Textiles / ARTLANT PTA starts purified terephthalic acid production

ARTLANT PTA starts purified terephthalic acid production

31
Mar '12
ARTLANT PTA started running last week and it is already supplying its range of clients. The unit has an installed capacity of 700 thousand tons of PTA (purified terephthalic acid), which will be used mainly in the polyester industry, for the manufacture of fibres and PET packaging – a 100% recyclable material.

With this capacity, ARTLANT PTA will become the second largest European producer with the most recent and modern industrial unit in the whole of Europe.

Equipped with the state of the art technology, the performance of the industrial unit, when compared with similar units, will enable energy consumption optimization and a significant reduction on environmental emissions of volatile organic compounds to the atmosphere.

Taking into account the current international market prices, on a full year, the annual turnover could exceed 600 million Euros. The Sines plant plans to export 95% of its production volume and will generate about 400 direct and indirect jobs.

Its location in Sines is strategic and will facilitate shipping of the product worldwide, in a fast and economical way. ARTLANT's key market will be Europe, for its proximity, but the target regions also include Africa, the CIS and Baltic States, the Middle East, India and Brazil.

ARTLANT PTA


Must ReadView All

Peru's CPTPP ratification likely to boost trade with Vietnam

Textiles | On 23rd Jul 2021

Peru's CPTPP ratification likely to boost trade with Vietnam

Peru's official ratification of the Comprehensive and Progressive...

Pic: Shutterstock

Apparel/Garments | On 23rd Jul 2021

Bangladesh to continue to attract FDI defying downturn: US

Bangladesh will stay resilient, continue to attract foreign direct...

Pic: Shutterstock

Apparel/Garments | On 23rd Jul 2021

Prime Content| Japan's clothing imports increase 4% in H1 2021

Japan’s imports of clothing and accessories increased by 4 per cent...

Interviews View All

Water stewardship, Stakeholders

Water stewardship
Stakeholders

Water use efficiency remains relatively unexplored

Textile Industry, Head honchos

Textile Industry
Head honchos

Extension of RoSCTL to boost textile exports

Textile Industry, Head honchos

Textile Industry
Head honchos

Delay in adopting water sustainability will be both financially &...

Shyam Gupta,

Shyam Gupta

Established by <b>Shyam Gupta</b> in 1978, Gargee Designer's (GD) offers...

Chini Chouhan,

Chini Chouhan

Founded by Chini Chouhan, her eponymous brand specialises in women's...

Meghavi Suthar,

Meghavi Suthar

Founded by NIFT graduate <b>Meghavi Suthar </b>in 2017, Kala is an...

Johann-Philipp Dilo, Dilo Group

Johann-Philipp Dilo
Dilo Group

German company Dilo Group is one of the leading equipment suppliers of...

Silverio Baranzano, Fitesa

Silverio Baranzano
Fitesa

Fitesa is a leader in the nonwoven fabrics industry, specialising in...

Frank Heislitz, Freudenberg

Frank Heislitz
Freudenberg

Freudenberg Performance Materials is a leading global manufacturer of...

Ramya Rao & Kavea R Chavali, Kalaneca

Ramya Rao & Kavea R Chavali
Kalaneca

<div>The journey of Kalaneca (kala-Art, Neca- Nikaah) formally began in...

Seema Agrawal, Artisan Saga

Seema Agrawal
Artisan Saga

Artisan Saga, founded by Kaushik Rajani and Seema Agrawal, is an online...

Ruma Devi, Gramin Vikas Evam Chetna Sansthan

Ruma Devi
Gramin Vikas Evam Chetna Sansthan

Ruma Devi is a jet-setting promoter of artisans who has empowered...

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

Leave your Comments


July 2021

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


Advanced Search