Valve contract for Chinese PTA plant

FCx Truflo Rona and FCx Orton – both part of the FCX International group of specialist flow control companies – have secured a major contract to supply manual and actuated process valves to one of the world’s largest Pure Terephthalic Acid (PTA) plants. FCx Orton was awarded a contract for triple eccentric, metal seated process valves. The total value of the combined orders exceeds USD 2 million. The 450,000 tonne per annum plant utilises DuPont technology and will be located in Yizheng in the mid-eastern region of China. This will be customer Yizheng Chemical Fibre’s second PTA plant, their first having been in operation since 1994 employing the BP Amoco process license. Yizheng Chemical Fibre Company produces and sells polyester chips and polyester fibre. It also manufactures chemical fibre and petrochemical products. It also develops textile machinery and is a major player in the research and development of textile technology.

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