According to the order, Samsung Engineering would be constructing a plant having an annual production capacity of 340,000 tons of HDPE by August 2013. HDPE is a raw material, which is used for industrial film, pipes and paints. It is reported that the plant will be located in the special economic zone in Dahej, Gujarat Province.
Meanwhile, in February 2009, Samsung Engineering had entered into an agreement with OPaL for constructing an ethylene plant with an annual production capacity of 1.1 million tons in Dahej. The deal is targeted to be complete by December next year.