Shanghai Chlor-Alkali to restart complex by end-June

04 June 2009 10:38  [Source: ICIS news]

SINGAPORE (ICIS news)--China’s Shanghai Chlor-Alkali Chemical (SCAC) will restart its complex in Caojing, Shanghai, by end-June after a scheduled maintenance shutdown, a source close to the company said on Thursday.

The company’s 360,000 tonne/year ethylene dichloride (EDC) unit and its 360,000 tonne/year caustic soda facility at the complex were shut on June 1, the source said.

SCAC is China’s largest caustic soda producer, with a total annual capacity of 840,000 tonnes. It runs another vinyls unit in nearby Wujing.

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