08 September 2006 10:54 [Source: ICIS news]
SINGAPORE (ICIS news)--The Polyolefin Company (TPC), a Singapore-based polymers producer, is due to start up its newly converted polypropylene (PP) plant in the third week of September, a source close to the company said on Friday.
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Supply from the converted plant should help to ease the regional tight supply in October, traders said.
Regional PP supply was expected to be tight in September through October due to plant turnarounds and lower production caused by feedstock propylene shortage in
The producer’s existing 200,000 tonnes/year PP plant was restarted on 29 August after shutting on 24 July for a turnaround.
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