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Polibrasil S/A expands.

A major polypropylene producer of Latin America, Polibrasil S/A Industria e Comercio, announced the scheduled start-up of its third polypropylene plant next month. The plant, in Duque de Caxias, Brazil, will have production capacity of 100,000 tons per year. Polibrasil's two other plants, in Capuava City and Camacari City, Brazil, have annual capacities of 120,000 and 100,000 tons respectively.

In 1991, Brazilian production of polypropylene was 370,000 tons, with Polibrasil responsible for 220,000 tons or 59.5%. Polibrasil is an industry formed of the Petroquisa (33%), Shell (25%), Ipiranga (10%), Suzano Pfeiffer (14%), Cevekol (14%) and others (4%).
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Title Annotation:International News
Publication:Nonwovens Industry
Article Type:Brief Article
Date:May 1, 1992
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