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9/24/2007

Indorama Picks Site For New PET Plant

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Decatur, Ala., will be the location of the 950million-lb PET plant to be built by Indorama Group of Indonesia.

Decatur, Ala., will be the location of the 950million-lb PET plant to be built by Indorama Group of Indonesia. Due on stream in late 2008, the plant will be operated by AlphaPet, Inc., a new subsidiary of Indorama Polymers, Thailand. Together with Indorama’s StarPet Inc. subsidiary in Asheboro, N.C., Indorama will have North American PET capacity of 1.43-billion lb/yr. Indorama foresees a looming PET shortage in 2009.

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