30 December 2008 16:54 [Source: ICIS news]
HOUSTON (ICIS news)--Formosa Plastics shut down its polyvinyl chloride (PVC) Reactor F at the Point Comfort plant in Texas on Tuesday for maintenance, according to a filing with state regulators.
A company spokesman said the shutdown was routine and that the holiday period was a suitable time for such an operation.
No schedule for a restart was available, but he described the interruption as minor.
Reactor F is one of a series of PVC units at the Point Comfort plant. The spokesman declined to give details of current operating capacity.
Formosa Plastics is a privately held company based in Livingston, New Jersey. In addition to Point Comfort, it operates plants at Delaware City in Delaware and Baton Rouge in Louisiana.
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