07 July 2011 07:47 [Source: ICIS news]
SINGAPORE (ICIS)--Taiwan's Nan Ya Plastics is currently ramping up production at its two epoxy resins units in Kunshan, China, after the plants restarted on 6 July, as scheduled, a company source said on Thursday.
The plants, with a total capacity of 280,000 tonnes/year, were shut in late June to minimise losses amid poor demand and narrowing margins.
One of the units is currently operating at half of its normal run rate, while the other is running at 90% of capacity, the source added.
Epoxy resins are used as paints in the automotive, marine and aeronautical industries and electrical laminates to linings for storage tanks.
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