25 July 2008 08:27 [Source: ICIS news]
SINGAPORE (ICIS news)--South Korea based Honam Petrochemical started production at its new 40,000 tonne/year poly methyl methcrylate (PMMA) manufacturing plant, located in Yeosu, on 21 July, a company source said on Friday.
On-spec product was achieved on 24 July, the source said, adding that the plant was expected to produce commercial quantities of PMMA by the end of August.
Daesan MMA, a joint venture between Honam and MRC, is also building a 90,000 tonne/year MMA manufacturing unit in Daesan, which will be completed in April 2009.
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