17 April 2008 11:09 [Source: ICIS news]
SINGAPORE (ICIS news)--South Korean producer Kumho P&B Chemicals has shut down its No1 bisphenol-A (BPA) line for a scheduled turnaround, a company official said on Thursday.?xml:namespace>
The 35,000 tonne/year No1 line, located at its Yeochun petrochemical complex, will be offline from 16 April until 5 May.
The unit would then run until commercial production begins at its new 150,000 tonne/year BPA production facility in end-June, the source said.
The No1 line would thereafter be mothballed, he added.
Key Asian suppliers of BPA include Nan Ya Plastics, Mitsui Chemicals, LG Chemicals, and Mitsubishi Chemicals.
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