MONTREAL, Nov. 15, 2017 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) -- Loop Industries, Inc. (OTCQX:LLPP), a leader in sustainably produced polyethylene terephthalate (Polyester/PET) resin, announced today that following its due diligence review, it will not proceed with the purchase of the site in Montréal for construction of its first commercial manufacturing facility, as previously announced on October 4, 2017. The company is actively pursuing alternative options to begin large scale manufacturing to commercialize its technology.
“Our progress continues to reinforce my belief that our technology will transform the global plastics industry. We are all excited by the enormous potential of Loop's disruptive technology and business model,” said Daniel Solomita, Loop's founder and CEO. “?We are continuing to build a strong leadership team at Loop, including the recent appointments of our CFO and General Counsel”.
About Loop Industries, Inc.
Loop Industries is an environmentally responsible manufacturer of polyethylene terephthalate (PET) resin. PET plastic is most commonly found in beverage bottles, consumer packaging and polyester fiber for textiles. Loop Industries' proprietary process sustainably converts waste plastics into high purity food-grade PET resin. This commercial-grade PET resin can be used in a variety of bottling, consumer packaging and other industrial applications.
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