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What does PET stand for?

PET stands for Polyethylene Terephthalate (more common than PETE)

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Muscat, Sept 8 (ONA)-----Octal Petrochemicals Company announced that it has tripled its production of polyethylene terephthalate chips this month, after the opening of two of the biggest reactors in the world in the company's industrial complex in Salalah.
Polyethylene terephthalate (PET) cannot be easily injection molded because of its slow crystallization rate at high temperatures.
THE EUROPEAN Commission has confirmed that it has launched an anti-dumping investigation into alleged cut-priced exports to the European Union (EU) of polyethylene terephthalate (PET) from Iran, Pakistan and the United Arab Emirates (UAE).
Plastic tray/cup types include: high-impact polystyrene (HIPS), high-density polyethylene (HDPE), polypropylene (PP), amorphous polyethylene terephthalate (APET), polyethylene terephthalate glycol (PETG), polystyrene (PS), polyvinyl chloride (PVC), polycarbonate (PC) and Barex[R].
M&G is in fact building a polyethylene terephthalate (PET) plant and has no plans to construct a polyethylene plant in the area.