Taiwan’s Ming Dih on track to complete expansion

04 May 2007 09:14  [Source: ICIS news]

SINGAPORE (ICIS news)--Producer of expandable polystyrene (EPS) Ming Dih Group is on track to complete the expansion of its No 2 unit in July, said a source at the Taiwanese company on Friday.


Capacity at the unit will be increased from 70,000 tonnes/year to 106,000 tonnes/year. The company operates two lines in Kaohsiung, southern Taiwan. Its No 1 unit produces 60,000 tonnes/year.


“Expansion work on the No 2 unit has already started and would be completed in the second half of July,” said the source.


Ming Dih has two EPS units in China, a 100,000 tonne/year unit in Zhongshan and an 80,000 tonne/year unit in Changzhou.


It also has a 30,000 tonne/year unit in Thailand.   


By: Clive Ong
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