S Korea’s Honam Petchem to shut Yeosu PE, PP units in April

14 January 2011 02:48  [Source: ICIS news]

SINGAPORE (ICIS)--Honam Petrochemical plans to shut its polyethylene (PE) and polypropylene (PP) plants at Yeosu, South Korea, in early April for a 15-day turnaround, a company source said on Friday.

The maintenance would be carried out at its 380,000 tonne/year PP plant and 370,000 tonne/year high density PE (HDPE) unit, the source said.

Honam is a key exporter of HDPE and PP to China. It also sells PP block copolymer, injection and yarn grades to South America.

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