Polyester Manufacturing RIL to Expand Polyester Manufacturing Chain
India will soon receive a tremendous boost in textile and fibre production, with Reliance Industries (RIL) commencing the expansion of its polyester manufacturing chain.
Mumbai/India – The company has already commenced work on its expansion plans in Dahej with a 2.30 million tonne PTA plant, which has a future expansion capacity of another 1.15 million tonnes. A raw material facility palnned to supply the polyester plants with paraxylene is being set up in Jamnagar. A 3,95,000 tonnes capacity Polyester filament yarn (PFY) plant and 1,40,000 tonnes capacity polyester texturised yarn plant are being developed in Silvassa. Further, a 2,90,000 tonnes polyester staple fibre (PSF) plant, along with a 5,40,000 tons capacity Polyethylene Terephthalate (PET) plant (with an expansion ability of an additional 5,40,000 tons) is coming up at Dahej. Each of these plants will be integrated with Reliance’s purified terephthalic acid (PTA) and monoethylene Glycol (MEG) production technology. All these projects are at various stages of completion and will further strengthen RIL’s hold in the textiles and fibres markets.