China’s Junzheng Energy Chemical closes Inner Mongolia PVC plant

30 March 2012 06:03  [Source: ICIS news]

SINGAPORE (ICIS)--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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