Uhde Inventa-Fischer completes PET ‘MTR' plant for Octal Petrochemicals in Salalah, Sultanate of Oman

The plant engineering and construction company Uhde Inventa-Fischer and Octal Petrochemicals, the largest PET resin manufacturer in the Middle East and the largest integrated PET sheet manufacturer in the world, successfully commissioned a polycondensation plant for the production of PET for bottle and packaging applications. The two production lines are located at the customer`s company headquarters in the city of Salalah, Sultanate of Oman and have an annual capacity of 550,000 tonnes.

Based on Uhde Inventa-Fischer´s state-of-the-art, energy-efficient, patented Melt-To-Resin (‘MTR') technology, the plant enables Octal Petrochemicals to produce top-quality PET resin for the local and global market. In combination with the plant built by Uhde Inventa-Fischer at the same site in 2009, Octal Petrochemicals now has one of the world's biggest single-site production capacities of 1,000,000 tonnes per year.

More Information: www.uhde-inventa-fischer.com, www.octal.com

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