JSC “Mogilevhimvolokno” will increase polyethylene terephthalate production to 200 thousand tons a year. The information is provided by the production deputy director general Petr Soloviev.
According to Petr Soloviev, edible polyethylene terephthalate is translucent heat proof polymer which is used to produce bottles and other food packaging. After launching new edible polyethylene terephthalate production equipment (out put capacity is of 120 thousand tons) JSC “Mogilevhimvolokno” will become the largest supplier of the product to Russia. Russia’s demand for polyethylene terephthalate goes up by 7-10% every year. By 2014 Mogilev enterprise’s share in Russia’s polyethylene terephthalate supply will make 20%.