Invista Performance Technologies (IPT) and Jiaxing Petrochemical Co, a subsidiary of the Tongkun Group, have announced the successful start-up of Jiaxing Petrochemical’s second PTA Line, using Invista’s latest P8 technology. The first reaction train reached 100 per cent design rate in just 10 days from the first introduction of feedstock.
P8 is the very latest PTA technology platform from Invista, representing industry-leading capital productivity, variable cost and environmental footprint.
It is the latest demonstration of Invista’s 30-year track record of successfully using new generations PTA technology that create competitive advantage for licensees. And as Tongkun Group President says, “We are pleased to see the successful start-up of our second PTA line and the operations are currently running very well. We recognise that Invista’s P8 technology is a world class PTA technology. And the successful start-up is an outcome of close collaboration between the teams of both companies. We look forward to continuous cooperation in the future,” he noted. Mike Pickens, IPT President announced, “We are honoured that the first deployment of our latest P8 technology has been in partnership with Jiaxing Petrochemical and it is appropriate that they will be rewarded by the superior project returns made possible by the advanced P8 technology platform.”