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Reliance's polyester plant at Silvassa starts production

Posted on Apr 16 2014 | IBNS

Mumbai, Apr 15 :Reliance Industries Limited (RIL) on Tuesday said it has commissioned its new Polyester Filament Yarn (PFY) facility at Silvassa.

"The entire production from this facility has been successfully placed in the domestic and international markets," the company said in a statement.

With the commissioning of this ultra-modern Polyester Filament Yarn Facility, Reliance's total PFY capacity, including the Malaysian facilities, is in excess of 1.5 MMTPA.

"This expansion further strengthens RIL's position as the world's largest producer of Polyester Fibre and Yarn," the company said.

"The new PFY plant at Silvassa is the most automated and one of the most environmentfriendly plants globally," it said.

It is co-located with RIL's existing texturizing facility at Silvassa eliminating the packaging and logistics costs.

This coupled with integration with PTA will make the Silvassa facility amongst the lowest cost Polyester Filament Yarn producing sites globally.

The commissioning of this facility marks the beginning of the mega petrochemical expansion of Reliance Industries Ltd.

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