China’s Junzheng Energy Chemical closes Inner Mongolia PVC plant
30 March 2012 06:03 [Source: ICIS news]
SINGAPORE (ICIS)--?xml:namespace>China’s Inner Mongolia Junzheng Energy Chemical Co has closed its 55,000 tonnes/year polyvinyl chloride (PVC) plant at its old factory at Wuhai in Inner Mongolia on 27 March, a company source said on Friday.
The company did not specify the reason but industry sources said it was because the facility was quite old.
The company had a combined capacity of 355,000 tonne/year at Wuhai before the plant closed down, according to the source.
The company is currently running its 300,000 tonne/year PVC plant at full operating rates at Wuda Industry Park in Wuhai city, the source added.
The firm also have been building a 45,000 tonne/year PVC unit at Erdos in Inner Mongolia, according to the source.
No other details of the new plant were immediately available.
Inner Mongolia-based Junzheng Energy Chemical is a coal-based energy firm, which is also a producer of polyvinyl chloride (PVC), caustic soda and calcium carbide. By: Vivian Jiao
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