Uhde Inventa-Fischer: Textile Polyester Plant in Vietnam
Uhde Inventa-Fischer has won a contract for a textile-grade polyester plant with their customer Petrovietnam-Vinatex Dinh Vu Petrochemical and Fiber Joint Stock Company, Vietnam (PVTex). The main contractor is a consortium of Hyundai Engineering, Seoul/Korea, LG International Corporation, Seoul/Korea and PetroVietnam Construction, Hanoi/Vietnam. Uhde Inventa-Fischer is the licensor for the polyester technology based on their 2R system. The plant with a daily capacity of 500 tons (180,000 t/year) will be built in Vietnam, in Dinh Vu Industrial Zone, Hai Phong City.
The total turn-key plant investment for the 2R polyester polycondensation, direct filament- and fiber spinning, the staple fiber lines and utility plants is about USD 324 million. Uhde Inventa-Fischer supplies the 2R polyester polycondensation plant equipped with the Espree and Discage reactors.
Construction of the plant will begin in July 2010; it is expected to be on-stream in 2011. It will produce polyester fibers and filaments directly.
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