According to the National Petrochemical
Company, the polypropylene unit of Di Aria Polymer (Khomein Petrochemical
Plant) officially came online on Friday with an annual capacity of 175,000 tons
in the presence of Morteza Shahmirzaei, Deputy Minister of Petroleum and the
CEO of the National Petrochemical Company.
17 grades of
homopolymer and 11 grades of copolymer will be produced in this petrochemical
unit, and the feedstock for the plant will be supplied from Shazand Arak
Refinery, which provides about 17% of the polypropylene required by the
country's downstream industries.
According to the forecasts, 350 direct jobs
and 1,200 indirect jobs will be created with the operation of this
polypropylene unit in Khomein County.