S Korea's Kumho P&B restarts phenol-acetone units

28 May 2010 08:57  [Source: ICIS news]

SINGAPORE (ICIS news)--South Korea’s largest phenol-acetone producer, Kumho P&B Chemicals, restarted its No 2 and No 3 units at Yeosu on 22 May, a company source said on Friday.

The units were taken off line on 7 May for annual maintenance, the source added

The company’s No 2 unit can produce 100,000 tonnes/year of phenol and 60,000 tonnes/year of acetone, while its No 3 unit has a nameplate capacity of 250,000 tonnes/year of phenol and 155,000 tonnes/year of acetone.

Both units were running at 100%, the source said.

The company’s No 1 unit, which can produce 30,000 tonnes/year of phenol and 20,000 tonnes/year of acetone, had been shut indefinitely since early last year.

For more on phenol and acetone, visit ICIS chemical intelligence
To discuss issues facing the chemical industry go to ICIS connect
P
lease visit the complete ICIS plants and projects database


By: Liu Xin
+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