Taiwan’s Ming Dih restarts 30,000 t/y Bangkok EPS unit

11 December 2008 10:43  [Source: ICIS news]

SINGAPORE (ICIS news)--Taiwan’s Ming Dih Group restarted its 30,000 tonne/year expandable polystyrene (EPS) unit in Bangkok, Thailand, this week, following the end of the anti-government demonstration in the capital, a company source said on Thursday.

The unit was shut in late-November amid escalating violence following the seizure of Bangkok’s Suvarnabhumi airport by protestors.

The unit is currently operating at around 60% capacity, the source said.

Ming Dih also operates a 166,000 tonne/year plant in Taiwan and a 100,000 tonne/year unit in Zhongshan, southern China.

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By: Clive Ong
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