Home / Knowledge / News / Textiles / Taiwan's Formosa Chemicals shuts PTA plant for maintenance
Taiwan's Formosa Chemicals shuts PTA plant for maintenance
05
Aug '13
Taiwan-based Formosa Chemicals & Fibre Corporation has shut its No. 3 purified terephthalic acid (PTA) plant for maintenance turnaround this month.
 
“The plant is likely to remain off-steam for around three weeks,” a company official told fibre2fashion.
 
The plant, located at Loong-der, has total production capacity of 700,000 mt/year.
 
Formosa Chemicals, a part of the Formosa Plastics Group, is one of the biggest PTA producers in Asia.
 
In addition to Loong-der, the company also has PTA production lines at Mailiao on the western coast of Taiwan and at Ningbo in China.
 
PTA is a raw material used in the production of polyester.
 

Fibre2fashion News Desk - India


Must ReadView All

S Jaishankar. Pic: Shutterstock/Naveen Macro

Textiles | On 20th Oct 2021

India, UAE, US, Israel hold 1st quad meeting, discuss trade, big data

India, the United States, the United Arab Emirates and Israel...

Pic: Shutterstock

Retail | On 20th Oct 2021

Sept US retail sales up as goods spending preferred over services: NRF

US retail sales rose again in September as worries about the COVID-19 ...

Pic: DOST-PTRI Research and Development

Textiles | On 20th Oct 2021

Philippines scientists develop greener tech to produce bamboo fibres

Scientists in Philippines have developed greener technologies to...

Interviews View All

Textile Industry, Head honchos

Textile Industry
Head honchos

Good tidings expected for textile industry

Textile Industry, Head honchos

Textile Industry
Head honchos

Trainers faced immense challenges as most were not tech-savvy

Textile Industry, Head honchos

Textile Industry
Head honchos

Multi-functional garments will be next big thing

Vikash & Vishal Pacheriwal,

Vikash & Vishal Pacheriwal

Launched in 2018, Raisin is a contemporary fusion fashion brand that aims...

Rajat Kapoor,

Rajat Kapoor

Seraphine is a British maternity brand providing affordable luxury fashion ...

Chendhuran Sundar,

Chendhuran Sundar

Headquartered at Singapore, Crocodile is a global fashion and lifestyle...

Michaela Griggs & Peggy Schulz, Barco Uniforms

Michaela Griggs & Peggy Schulz
Barco Uniforms

Founded in 1929, Barco Uniforms started as an apparel company for beauty...

Steve McCullough & Marco Weichert, Functional Fabric Fair & Design and Development GmbH Textile Consult respectively

Steve McCullough & Marco Weichert
Functional Fabric Fair & Design and Development GmbH Textile Consult respectively

Functional Fabric Fair is a trade-exclusive event showcasing the latest...

Dr Anup Rakshit, ITTA

Dr Anup Rakshit
ITTA

The Indian Technical Textile Association (ITTA) is the only association 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...

Sunita Shanker, Label Sunita Shanker

Sunita Shanker
Label Sunita Shanker

Inspired by the rich traditional crafts of India, Sunita Shanker’s work is ...

Sandeep Gonsalves & Sarah Gonsalves, Sarah & Sandeep

Sandeep Gonsalves & Sarah Gonsalves
Sarah & Sandeep

Established in 2012, Sarah &amp; Sandeep is a luxury menswear label...

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


October 2021

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


Advanced Search