China’s Shandong Hongxin to expand Dongying MA plant in May-June

29 February 2012 10:23  [Source: ICIS news]

SINGAPORE (ICIS)--China’s Shandong Hongxin is planning to shut its 20,000 tonne/year maleic anhydride (MA) plant at Dongying in Shandong in May or June for an expansion, a company source said on Wednesday.

The expansion will increase the plant’s capacity to 60,000 tonnes/year, the source added.

The company will restart the expanded unit in the second half of July or first half of August this year, according to the source.

The firm operates a 100,000 tonne/year unsaturated polyester resin (UPR) plant and three phthalic anhydride (PA) lines at the same site, with a total production capacity of 120,000 tonnes/year.

By: Quintella Koh
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