25 November 2011 03:58 [Source: ICIS news]
SINGAPORE (ICIS)--Taiwan Prosperity Chemical Corp (TPCC) plans to shut its 100,000 tonne/year bisphenol A (BPA) facility on 24 December for scheduled maintenance, a company source said on Friday.
The plant, which is located at Kaohsiung, will remain off line until 8 January, the source said.
TPCC has slashed operating rates at the BPA unit to 60% in view of prevailing weak market conditions, the source added.
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