Invista’s technology and licensing group, Invista Performance Technologies, and Hengli Petrochemical (Dalian) Co., Ltd. announced the successful start-up of Hengli’s fifth PTA line.
Utilizing Invista’s industry leading P8 PTA technology, the fifth PTA line with a 2.5-million-ton/year capacity successfully started up on June 29, 2020.
Hengli also operates another four PTA lines on the same site on Changxing Island (Dalian), all of which utilize advantaged PTA technology licensed from Invista, with a total capacity of 11.6 million ton/year. This makes Hengli the largest PTA producing site in the world. With integrated facilities and advantaged variable cost performance, Hengli’s PTA product is very competitive in the marketplace.
IPT Vice President Adam Sackett commented, “The successful start-up of Hengli’s fifth PTA line yet again highlights the quick ramp-up capability of PTA plants utilizing our technology. Fast project execution, trouble-free and stable operation at low variable cost, enables our licensees to achieve a good return on their PTA investments.”