14 June 2011 05:13 [Source: ICIS news]
“We shut it down on the morning of 13 June, and will restart it on schedule this Sunday,” the source said.
The estimated production loss during the shutdown is around 10,000 tonnes and Sam Nam will reduce supply by around 20% to its contracted customers in June, the source added.
The company recently shut its No 2 350,000 tonne/year purified terephthalic acid (PTA) plant from 21 May to 4 June for a planned two-week turnaround.
Its other two QTA units, with a combined capacity of 900,000 tonnes/year, are running at full rates.
Sam Nam is a joint venture that was set up by
Additional reporting by Becky Zhang
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