31 July 2009 04:12 [Source: ICIS news]
SINGAPORE (ICIS news)--Oriental Petrochemical will shut its 500,000 tonne/year purified terephthalic acid (PTA) line at Taoyuan in the north of Taiwan for about two weeks of maintenance in end-August, a company source said on Friday.
“The shutdown would begin at the end of August, and would extend to early September, for about two weeks,” said the source.
The company’s other 400,000 tonne/year PTA unit at the same site underwent a similar maintenance shutdown in June.
Oriental is part of the Taiwan-based Far Eastern group of companies, which includes polyester and textile giant Far Eastern Textile.
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