Polysindo is the largest with an annual capacity to produce 350,000 tons of PFY and PSF, followed by Indorama with a capacity of 318,000 tons, Polychem with a capacity of 169,000 tons and TIFICO with a capacity of 138,000 tons a year.
61 0 Source: Data Consult Table--2 Main business players in synthetic fiber industry and capacity (tons/year) Producers PFY PSF Total 1 Polysindo 210,000 140,000 350,000 2 Indorama 262,000 56,000 318,000 3 GT Petrochem (Polychem) 110,250 85,750 196,000 4 TIFICO (Teijin Indonesia) 66,500 72,450 138,950 5 Polyfin 87,600 - 87,600 6 Indo Toray 15,000 66,000 81,000 7 SK Keris 75,250 - 75,250 Source: Data Consult Table--3 Technology used by several players in synthetic fiber industry Business players Technologies used TIFICO Teijin Ltd Sulindafin Zimmer, Reiter Scrag & Barmag (Europe) and Teijin Seiki & Murata (Japan) Indorama Zimmer & Barmag (Eropa), Toyobo, Teijin Seiki & Murata (Japan).
The PMA company has an annual capacity to produce 143,850 tons of polyester chips, 61,200 tons of PSF and 91,800 tons of PFY.
Its factory in Tangerang has an annual capacity of 108,000 tons of PC, 43,800 tons of PFY and 64,200 tons of PSF.
SKI has an annual capacity to produce 59,500 tons of polyester chips and 78,475 tons of PFY.
In consumption, India was the second largest consumers of PFY, PSF and cotton and third in VFY and VSF consumption and fourth largest in acrylic fibre.
The increase in PFY and PSF production were 39% and 26% respectively that of VSF was up 13%.