According to the Shahid Tondgooyan Petrochemical public relations and international affairs, the signing ceremony of the contract for the purchase, installation, and commissioning of the SSP-C unit was held in the meeting hall of the Persian Gulf Petrochemical Industries Company (PGPIC) in the presence of the CEOs of both companies.
The CEO of Chegalesh Consulting Engineers Company referred to the first contract with Shahid Tondgooyan Petrochemical Company in 1998 and said: Project PET1, with German Zimmer technology, was built in this petrochemical plant, and then, the PTA2 project with the technology of MHI (Mitsubishi Heavy Industry) transferred to Chegalesh Consulting Engineers Company.
Afshar Taremi, referring to the launch of the PET1 project in those years in two lines of bottle and textile grade, said: This project had one bottle grade line and three textile. According to the market requirements, two lines were assigned to the bottle grade and two lines to the textile grade, at that time.
He continued: It was decided again to allocate one of the textile grade lines to the production of bottle grade, and we won this tender. The technology used in the Poly C is the addition of an SSP-C unit with the help of a Chinese company. What the Chinese company makes and delivers is the equivalent production of the latest technology from Bühler Group, built Poly D.
Then the CEO of Shahid Tondgooyan Petrochemical Company, referring to the beginning of this project as one of the wishes of the company's colleagues in 2009 and then stopped due to the conditions and problems, said: In 2018, when I started my work as CEO in this company, We decided to relaunch the project.
He continued: With the efforts of colleagues and the care of the board members, this project was controlled in detail and we were able to finalize it. So, the contract for this project is ready to sign now.
Ghasemi Shahri stated that the value of this new contract is about 30 million Euros, added: the financial and capital resources of this project are to be provided entirely from the internal resources of Shahid Tondgooyan Petrochemical Company and partly through the banking network.
The purpose of signing this contract is to increase the production capacity of the company by 450 tons per day and to produce bottle grades in the "poly c" unit. With the implementation of this project, the production line of Polyethylene Terephthalate petrochemical products of Shahid Tondgooyan will become more flexible in terms of producing different grades of products.