S Korea's SKC shuts HPPO plant for a three-week turnaround

07 July 2009 08:04  [Source: ICIS news]

SINGAPORE (ICIS news)--South Korea’s SKC Chemicals Group has shut down its 100,000 tonne/year hydrogen peroxide to propylene oxide (HPPO) plant in Ulsan for a three-week planned annual turnaround, a company source said on Tuesday.

"The plant was shut down on 1 July," the source added.

PO is used in polyols and mono propylene glycol (MPG) manufacturing.

Major producers of PO in Asia include Japan’s Nihon Oxirane Co and China’s Shandong Binhua.

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