09 May 2012 22:28 [Source: ICIS news]
HOUSTON (ICIS)--US vinyls producer Westlake said on Wednesday that its vinyl chloride monomer (VCM) unit at its Geismar, Louisiana, complex has been “safety repaired and restarted” following an explosion and fire in March.
“With the restart of this unit, the overall site is now fully operational,” the Houston-based company said in a statement.Westlake continues to cooperate with governmental authorities, including
Westlake said it is working with its customers and suppliers to mitigate the impact of the outage and to meet their needs as production resumes.
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