TURKEY: Sasa Polyester picks IPT technology for its new PTA plant in Turkey
Sasa Polyester Sanayi has signed a letter of intent (LoI) with Invista Performance Technologies (IPT) to license Invista's P8 process technology for a new 1.5 million t/y purified terephthalic acid (PTA) project in Turkey.
"The signing of the LoI has great significance in terms of long-term collaboration between Sasa and Invista," Invista noted. No other details were given. Sasa recently began production at a new 380,000 t/y polyethylene terephthalate plant in Adana, Turkey, for the production of staple fibers.
Source: Weekly “PetroChemical News”, Durham, NC, USA; 10 Feb 2020
(Syed Rashid Ali, Karachi, Pakistan)