The caretaker of the plant said the production of textile PET
grade yarn is on the company’s agenda with the aim of eliminating the need for
imports, meeting the needs of complementary petrochemical industries and
increasing the company's profitability.
Amin Malekzadeh underlined the diversification plans of his
company, adding: “For the past two years, in accordance with the supply and
demand of the market and with the aim of eliminating the need to import foreign
products and grades, diversification of the production portfolio of this company
He said that in the current situation, technically, there is
the possibility and annual production capacity of 60,000 tons of PET color grade
textile yarn in this complex, adding: “In other words, in proportion to market potential
and supply and demand in the petrochemical and textile complementary industries
of the country, we will start the production and commercial supply of this new
grade in the near future.”
Martyr Tondgouyan Petrochemical Plant is the largest
producer of important and strategic products of polyethylene terephthalate
(PET) and pure terephthalic acid (PTA) in Iran.
This company, as the largest and only producer of
polyethylene terephthalate chain products in the country's petrochemical
industry, has an annual production capacity of more than 1,587,000 tons of
various products with different PET grades.