Polyethylene Terephthalate Lotte Chemical UK to Build PET-Plant in Middlesbrough
Lotte Chemical UK has commissioned Uhde Inventa-Fischer and Jacobs Engineering to build a plant for the production of high-quality PET. The new plant will have a production capacity of 200 000 tonnes per year and will be located at Lotte’s production facility at the Wilton International site, near to Middlesbrough, UK
Wilton/England – Uhde Inventa-Fischer’s scope of supplies and services includes the basic and detail engineering, supply of all plant components and supervision of the construction and commissioning activities. The operating personnel will also be trained by Uhde Inventa-Fischer’s experienced specialists. The Uhde Inventa-Fischer's state-of-the-art, energy-efficient and patented Melt-To-Resin (MTR) technology will be applied for the production.
Jacobs Engineering will provide construction management services for the new plant to fortify the capacity of Lotte Chemical UK’s existing T8 facility and support its transition into a wider range of PET products. Jacobs Engineering did not disclose the contract value, but noted the contract is scheduled for 18 months.
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