21 July 2011 08:20 [Source: ICIS news]
SINGAPORE (ICIS)--Taiwan’s Nan Ya Plastics restarted its 720,000 tonne/year No 4 monoethylene glycol (MEG) plant at Mailiao on 20 July, a company source said on Thursday.
“The plant was restarted on 20 July, but the on-spec product was not achieved,” the source said.
“We are expecting that the on-spec product will be achieved tomorrow,” the source added.
Nan Ya’s three other MEG units at the same site are operating at 85-90%, according to the source.
The company restarted its 360,000 tonne/year No 3 plant on 14 July.
The company restarted its No 1 and No 2 MEG units on 6 and 11 July respectively. Each unit has a capacity of 360,000 tonnes/year.
Nan Ya is a subsidiary of the Formosa group.
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