ISSN (Print) - 0012-9976 | ISSN (Online) - 2349-8846
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Polyester and Planning

TOO LONG have there been complaints that the planning of primary and intermediate goods capacity has fallen behind capacity created for final goods industries, the oftquoted instances being caprolactum, rayongrade pulp and alloy steels. But in at least one case the boot seems to be on the other foot. Arvind Mafatlal, Chairman of National Organic Chemicals, the first of the many planned petrochemical complexes, and the only one which is coming up, has said that licensing of user polyester manufacturing industries is falling behind the likely supply of the main raw material, ethylene glycol, to be produced by NOCIL.

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