Vertical Integration is Asia Pacific Fibers' competitive cornerstone. Asia Pacific Fibers operates the following manufacturing plants in Indonesia:
The polymer plant located at Karawang in West Java, Indonesia operates its own PTA plant with an annual capacity of 340,000 MT. This plant feeds both the batch poly-condensation plant at Kaliwungu and the continuous poly-condensation plant at Karawang. The Karawang poly-condensation plant has an annual capacity of 355,000 MT and it feeds directly to the staple fibre manufacturing plant.
The staple fiber plant has an annual capacity of 195,000 MT and it consists of 9 direct spinning lines, 1 extruder line and 8 fibre lines. The extruder and the melt modification lines provides flexibility to customize the end product as per the customer requirements. This integrated manufacturing configuration, of having PTA / Polymer / Fibre in one site, makes the Karawang manufacturing facility unique and provides "economies-of-scale" to manufacture consistent quality products at competitive costs.
The filament yarn manufacturing unit located at Kaliwungu in Central Java, Indonesia operates one of the largest POY plant under one roof. The plant is equipped with Barmag machinery and has annual capacities of producing 100,000 MT of POY, 60,000 MT of textured yarn and 66,000 MT of SDY (from its Teijin Seiki SDY plant). This manufacturing plant is also equipped with an in-house technology for the production of micro-filament and speciality yarns with distinctive features. Its downstream texturizing and co-mingling plants adds value to both the standard and speciality yarns.