Thin-Film Polyester Plant Manufacturing Facility
Delivery Method: Detailed Design, Engineering, Program Management
Location: Decatur, AL
Services Provided: Detailed Design, Engineering, Program Management
ONeal completed a new grassroots
thin-film polyester plant for Polyplex Corporation, Ltd., an India-based
manufacturer of high performance plastic films.
ONeal provided design and onsite program management services for the
$187 million project.
The facility is located in the
Mallard-Fox Industrial Park. The plant
began operation in the 4th quarter of 2012. Polyplex produces thin plastic films used
primarily in the food packaging industry.
This polyester film plant includes a
high speed 8.7 meter wide BOPP (bi-axially oriented polypropylene) line and
feedstock resin plant of 60,000 metric tons.
The plant will be completed in two phases; phase I will consist of the
thin-film polyester line and resin plant, and phase 2 will contain another PET
Together, this facility will be Polyplexs largest capital investment in any single location.