Taiwan’s TPCC runs phenol/acetone plant at 85% capacity

03 July 2012 08:01  [Source: ICIS news]

SINGAPORE (ICIS)--Taiwan Prosperity Chemical Corp (TPCC) has reduced operating rates at its phenol/acetone plant at Kaohsiung to 85% of capacity, a company source said on Tuesday.

The company has decided to cut operating rates from 100% on recent hikes in feedstock benzene and propylene values, the source said.

The plant can produce 360,000 tonnes/year of phenol and 220,000 tonnes/year of acetone.

By: Samuel Wong

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