China’s Nanjing KUMHO GPRO Chemical restarts PO unit

03 May 2012 05:18  [Source: ICIS news]

SINGAPORE (ICIS)--China’s Nanjing KUMHO GPRO (NKGC) restarted its 80,000 tonne/year propylene oxide (PO) plant at Nanjing in Jiangsu this week following a turnaround, a company source said on Thursday.

“The company shut the unit in late April for 10 days of maintenance,” the source said, In addition, the company restarted its 120,000 tonne/year polyether polyol plant at the same site, the source added.

The source did not say the exact dates the two plants were restarted and their current operating rates.

Meanwhile, NKGC is building a second 80,000 tonne/year PO unit at the same site and is planning to bring it on stream in the first half of 2013, the source said with specifying further.

By: Andrea Heng
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