Teijin unit to begin recycled polyester chip production in Thailand

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Teijin Frontier Co. will start producing recycled polyester chips made from locally procured plastic bottle flakes in Thailand in January for high-quality polyester long fiber products. The Osaka-based firm under the wing of major textile maker Teijin Ltd. said it will build a manufacturing facility for the recycled products at a plant run by Teijin Polyester (Thailand) Ltd., in Pathumthani Province, north of Bangkok. Production will begin in January with a plan to have an annual output capacity of 7,000 tons in the 2025 business year. Teijin Frontier did not release how much it will invest in...

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