02 June 2008 09:41 [Source: ICIS news]
SINGAPORE (ICIS news)--Thai purified terephthalic acid (PTA) producer Siam Mitsui will be shutting down its 1.45m tonnes/year facility in Map Ta Phut, Thailand, for two weeks of planned maintenance from mid-June, said a company source on Monday.?xml:namespace>
The source did not reveal which of the company’s three lines would be closed during the shutdown.
He added that the maintenance would start “around 16 June” and the company’s customers would continue to receive their supplies.
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Major PTA producers in
PTA is used to make polyester fibres and yarns and polyethylene terephthalate (PET) chips.
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