Home    Resource Store    Past Issues    Buyers' Guide    Career Center    Subscriptions    Advertising    E-Newsletter    Contact

Textile World Photo Galleries
November/December 2015 November/December 2015

View Issue  |

Subscribe Now  |


From Farm To Fabric: The Many Faces Of Cotton - The 74th Plenary Meeting of the International Cotton Advisory Committee (ICAC)
12/06/2015 - 12/11/2015

Capstone Course On Nonwoven Product Development
12/07/2015 - 12/11/2015

2nd Morocco International Home Textiles & Homewares Fair
03/16/2016 - 03/19/2016

- more events -

- submit your event -

Printer Friendly
Full Site
Fiber World

Lurgi Zimmer To Build Polyester Plant In Iran

Lurgi Zimmer AG, Germany, has announced it has secured an order from Iran for the construction of a polyester plant in the Petrochemical Special Economic Zone in Bandar Imam, Iran, on the Persian Gulf.According to the company, the investor is National Petrochemical Co., (NPC) and the investment volume is approximately DM 300 million. The plant is designed to produce 352,000 t/a granulate for textile applications and 60,000 t/a granulate for PET bottles from the raw materials terephtalic acid (TPA) and ethylene glycol (EG). This is based on Zimmers continuous polycondensation process. NPC intends to supply the domestic market and to export part of the products.This confirms out market leadership in the field of plants for polymer technology, said Winfried J. Krr, chairman of Lurgi Zimmers executive board.

October 1999