S Korea’s Honam sets March turnaround for Yeosu PP, HDPE units

19 January 2012 03:43  [Source: ICIS news]

SINGAPORE (ICIS)--South Korea’s Honam Petrochemical plans to shut its polypropylene (PP) plant and its high density polyethylene (HDPE) plant at Yeosu from early March to early April for maintenance, a company source said on Thursday.

The shutdown of the 400,000 tonne/year PP plant and 370,000 tonne/year HDPE unit would be in line with a scheduled maintenance at an upstream cracker at the site, the source said.

Honam Petrochemical has a 750,000 tonne/year cracker in Yeosu that will be shut for debottlenecking from 1 March to 10 April.

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