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.

For more on PO visit ICIS chemical intelligence
Please visit the complete ICIS plants and projects database
To discuss issues facing the chemical industry go to ICIS connect

By: Hong Chou Hui
+65 6780 4359

AddThis Social Bookmark Button

For the latest chemical news, data and analysis that directly impacts your business sign up for a free trial to ICIS news - the breaking online news service for the global chemical industry.

Get the facts and analysis behind the headlines from our market leading weekly magazine: sign up to a free trial to ICIS Chemical Business.

Printer Friendly