thyssenkrupp is building a PET plant in Ivanovo
The engineering company thyssenkrupp Industrial Solutions has signed an agreement to build a new plant for the production of PET polymer and synthetic fibers plant with Ivanovo polyester complex. The plant with a year capacity of up to 200,000 tonnes of polyester polymers is being built in the Ivanovo region, about 250 km north-east of Moscow.
thyssenkrupp's scope of services includes engineering, procurement and monitoring of assembly and commissioning. The contract value is around 150 million euros. The tk IS subsidiary Uhde-Inventa Fischer, which has successfully implemented more than 450 polymer systems worldwide, has also been involved in this process, including several plants in Russia. In 2011, the company took the first ultra-modern PET MTR together with its customer Alco-Naphtha Plant for the production of 240,000 tons of PET per year in operation. In addition, Uhde-Inventa Fischer set up a PET production line with 100,000 tonnes per year for the customer Senege and three polyamide production lines for the customer Kuibyshev Azot.
The new PET plant is to be the core of a production complex for synthetic fibers. Through its construction, the dependence of regional textile companies Of imported raw materials. As a subcontractor for thyssenkrupp, Oerlikon Neumag will be responsible for the delivery of three staple fiber production lines.