02 October 2009 16:32 [Source: ICIS news]
LONDON (ICIS news)--Lithuania’s Neo Group has shut down one of two polyethylene terephthalate (PET) lines at its plant at Klaipeda for at least one week due to technical difficulties, a company official said on Friday.
“Theoretically [the shutdown] has an 8,000-tonne impact but it was not running at 100% in October, so realistically it may affect 5,000-6,000 tonnes,” said Neo Group sales director Tadas Bernatonis.
Initial estimates suggested that the shutdown, which occurred on 27 September, would last for one week but could continue for a total of two, Bernatonis added.
The line has a production capacity of almost 13,000 tonnes/year.
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