Dow to commission Thai PO unit in September

27 May 2011 10:31  [Source: ICIS news]

SINGAPORE (ICIS)--Dow intends to commission its propylene oxide (PO) unit in September, and aims to start up its propylene glycol (PG) unit in January 2013, said a company source on Friday.

Both units are located at Thailand’s Asia Industrial Estates (AIE) site in Map Ta Phut.

The PO plant has a capacity of 390,000 tonnes per year, while the PG unit will have with a production capacity of up to 150,000 tonnes/year, he added.

Dow is the world's largest producer of propylene oxide (PO), propylene glycol (PG) and polyether polyols.

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By: Junie Lin

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