20 February 2012 11:10 [Source: ICIS news]
The company had originally planned to increase its plant operating rates to 100% at the end of last week but this changed when the production team recalculated the plant’s margins, the source added.
The producer restarted the unit on 11 February after shutting it on 24 January to control rising inventory, the source said.
Nan Ya Plastics took its 40,000 tonne/year No 1 BDO plant, which is located at the same site, off line on 20 January for the same reason. The producer plans to keep this plant shut for an indefinite period, said the source.
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