Amarinth wins large order for industrial process pumps

The centrifugal industrial process pumps from Amarinth are headed for a new Purified Terephthalic Acid (PTA) plant in Sines, Portugal. The Amarinth pumps will be used in the pumping of both clean fluids and slurry.

The project, known as a ‘mega’ PTA plant due to its potential to produce one million tonnes of PTA per annum, will be one of the largest of its kind in Europe and will be online in the first quarter of 2010. The PTA produced will be used for the production of polyester, PET resin for packaging, PET films, powder coating resins and synthetic fibres.