22 October 2009 04:57 [Source: ICIS news]
SINGAPORE (ICIS news)--Toray Plastics Malaysia (TPM) plans to shut two of its six acrylonitrile-butadiene-styrene (ABS) lines for maintenance turnaround at the end of the week, a company source said on Thursday.
The two lines located in Prai, Penang State have capacities of 55,000 tonnes/year each. The scheduled maintenance is expected to last until mid November, the source said.
TPM, the largest producer of ABS in southeast Asia, operates a 330,000 tonnes/year ABS plant with six lines at the site.
The company has a 70,000 tonnes/year transparent ABS line while its other five lines produce regular ABS resins.
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