28 May 2010 10:37 [Source: ICIS news]
SINGAPORE (ICIS news)--Taiwanese petrochemicals major Formosa Plastics Corp (FPC) has shut its crude acrylic acid (CAA) No 1 plant in Koashiung on 26 May for a two-week safety checks exercise by government officials, a company source said on Friday.
The plant was expected to resume production in early June, he added.
The Kaoshiung-based facility, which is also the firm's oldest, has a nameplate capacity of 21,000 tonnes/year of CAA.
Production at the producer's No 2 and No 3 plants in Mailiao was normal, the source added.
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