La Seda de Barcelona, S.A. (LSB)
The Group's principal activities are the production and distribution of artificial and synthetic fabrics and yarn such as polyester, polythene and viscose. It is also involved in pharmaceutical fields such as the production of oxyacetylene and its derivatives. The Spanish, Italian, German and French markets are some of its main target markets, but it is also present in the markets of the Maghreb, Turkey and South America.
La Seda de Barcelona has a PET project. Although long associated with manufacturing artificial silk, La Seda de Barcelona (Spanish for "the silk of Barcelona") is turning its attention toward the production of petrochemicals such as polyethylene terephthalate (PET, used to make plastic containers), polyester fibers, and polyamide yarns. The company also makes ingredients used in detergents (ethylene oxide) and antifreeze (glycols). Customers include members of the textile, food, paper, paint, and cosmetics industries. La Seda de Barcelona was founded in 1925.
La Seda to acquire Advansa's PET, PTA and Preform businesse
The acquisition of Advansa’s PET plants in UK and Turkey with combined capacity of 280 kte will result in LSB increasing its total PET capacity to around 800 kte per annum and becoming the largest producer in the European region with the broadest market coverage.
It will also enhance LSB’s backward integration by adding 670 kte of PTA capacity in Wilton UK to its existing position in MEG production in Tarragona, Spain.
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La Seda defers plan to acquire Cepsa's Interquisa
Spain's La Seda defers plan to acquire Cepsa's Interquisa
Seda de Barcelona's plan to acquire Cepsa petrochemical subsidiary
Interquisa, through a Eur595 million ($869 million) cash payment
and share transfer operation, has been put on hold indefinitely.
The proposed acquisition, announced December 19, would have entailed La Seda acquiring Interquisa's PTA and PIPA manufacturing plant at San Roque in southern Spain, with annual capacity of 630,000 mt and 85,000 mt, respectively, and 51% of Interquisa Canada, which has a 550,000-mt/year PTA plant at Montreal.
In exchange, Cepsa was to have gained a 12% stake in La Seda.
CEPSA スペイン第2位の石油会社（Repsol に次ぐ）
is a leader in activities relating to petroleum and petrochemistry, including exploration, production of crude, refining, transport and marketing of petroleum derivatives, and the manufacture of added-value petrochemical products, such as plastics, synthetic fibres, and detergents.
This is the Group firm that markets products made in the Gibraltar-San Roque and La Rabida refineries.
With plants in Spain, Canada, and Brazil, this subsidiary of CEPSA is world leader in the production of linear alkylbenzene (LAB), a raw material for detergents. Its capacity is 560,000 tons per year.
is the sole producer in Spain of purified terephthalic acid (PTA) and purified isophthalic acid (PIPA), fundamental raw materials for the polyester industry.
The plant has a production capacity of 750,000 tons a year of PTA and 80,000 of PIPA.
Interquisa has consolidated as the second PTA producer of the western hemisphere with the start up in 2003 of its 500 Kmt plant in Montreal (Canada).
ERTISA has a plant on the industrial estate Nuevo Puerto, in Palos de la Frontera. It works closely with the refinery at La Rabida. ERTISA's commercial and industrial operations involve two product lines, on the one hand cumene, phenol, and acetone, and on the other methylamines and their derivatives.