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October 22, 2021updated 26 Apr 2022 12:31pm

Formosa Plastics Group Point Comfort Complex, US

By Carmen

Formosa Plastics Group Point Comfort Complex is an active petrochemical complex located in Texas, the US. The complex started commercial operations in 1983 and currently has an active annual capacity of 12.56mtpa. Its capacity is expected to increase to 16.06mtpa in 2030. The plants in this complex are operated by Formosa Plastics Corp USA and Nan Ya Plastics.


Key Products Capacity – Formosa Plastics Group Point Comfort Complex, 2020

Key products produced in this complex include ethylene, polyethylene, ethylene dichloride (EDC), ethylene glycol (EG), caustic soda etc.


Ethylene accounts for major capacity share i.e., 24.8% of the total annual capacity of the complex with 3.12mtpa, followed by polyethylene and ethylene dichloride (EDC) with 15.5% (1.95mtpa) and 10.4% (1.31mtpa) respectively.

Details of key upcoming projects in Formosa Plastics Group Point Comfort Complex

The complex is set to add capacity with some of the key upcoming plants including Formosa Plastics Corporation Point Comfort Caustic Soda Plant Expansion (0.56mtpa), Formosa Plastics Corporation Point Comfort Chlorine Plant Expansion (0.5mtpa), Formosa Plastics Corporation Point Comfort Propylene Plant 2 (0.6mtpa), Formosa Plastics Corporation Point Comfort PVC Plant Expansion (0.8mtpa), and Formosa Plastics Corporation Point Comfort Vinyl Chloride Monomer (VCM) Plant Expansion (0.8mtpa).

About Formosa Plastics Corp USA


Formosa Plastics Corp USA (Formosa), a subsidiary of Formosa Plastics Group is a chemical company. It supplies petrochemicals and plastic resins. The company offers polyvinyl chloride, polyethylene and polypropylene resins, caustic soda, polypropylene, polyethylene, suspension polyvinyl chloride, dispersion polyvinyl chloride and chlor-alkali. It also markets ethylene dichloride, commercial bleach and hydrochloric acid. Formosa offers dispersion SPVC products such as formolon homopolymer dispersion and copolymer dispersion resins, homopolymer blending and copolymer blending resins, and copolymer suspension resins. The company provides products to industrial and commercial customers. It markets products through its distributors located in different parts of the world. Formosa is headquartered in Livingston, New Jersey, the US.

About Nan Ya Plastics


Nan Ya Plastics Corp (Nan Ya), a subsidiary of Formosa Plastics Group, is a specialty chemical company that manufactures and markets plastic products, polyester fibers, petrochemical products and electronic materials. It also manufactures polyester fibers and copper clad laminates of electronic materials. The company’s products find application in household items such as packaging materials, articles of clothing, printing and stationery, and toy dolls; outdoor sports such as sports equipment; industrial equipment such as wire and cable, electrical machinery and parts and transport materials such as automotive materials and ships aerospace materials. The company has operations in China, Taiwan and the US. Nan Ya is headquartered in Kaohsiung City, Taiwan.

Methodology

Information on the petrochemical complexes/plants is sourced from GlobalData’s oil & gas petrochemicals plants database that provides detailed information on all active and upcoming, petrochemical plants globally. Not all companies mentioned in the article may be currently existing due to their merger or acquisition or business closure.

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