03 December 2010 20:44 [Source: ICIS news]
HOUSTON (ICIS)--A Mexichem subsidiary shut down its polyvinyl chloride (PVC) plant in ?xml:namespace>
The plant, owned by a Mexichem Resinas
The plant has not declared force majeure (FM) as a result of this week’s flooding because a month-old FM caused by similar flooding in early November had not yet been lifted.
The rains have flooded extensive areas of
The Colombian PVC plant manufactures 310,000 tonnes/year suspension PVC homopolymer; 25,000 tonnes/year suspension copolymer; and 60,000 tonnes/year emulsion PVC.
The major destination for suspension homopolymer PVC is
More than 90% of Colombian suspension copolymer goes to the
The largest customers for Colombian emulsion PVC this year are
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