Sinopec Starts Production at the World’s Largest PTA Project

Recently, the world’s largest PTA project by single-unit production capacity was officially put into operation at Sinopec Yizheng Chemical Fiber Co., Ltd. in Jiangsu Province.

As a crucial intermediate and a key raw material for PET resin, which is widely used in the production of plastic bottles, fibers, films, and packaging materials, PTA plays a significant role in various aspects of people’s daily lives.

The PTA plant is also one of the most complex facilities in petrochemical industry. Sinopec has adopted short-process, smart-manufacturing and green production technologies to lead the industrial pack. 

With a production capacity of 3 million tonnes per year, the project aims to better meet people's evolving needs in areas such as clothing, food, housing, transportation, and environmental health.

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