S Korea’s Hanwha to shut Ulsan chlor-alkali units in mid-October

23 July 2012 11:30  [Source: ICIS news]

SINGAPORE (ICIS)--South Korea’s Hanwha Chemical plans to shut its chlor-alkali facilities in Ulsan for turnaround in mid-October, a company source said on Monday.

The plants in Ulsan that will undergo maintenance for around 10 to 15 days include a 240,000 dry metric tonne (dmt)/year caustic soda, a 215,000 tonne/year ethylene dichloride (EDC) and a 250,000 tonne/year vinyl chloride monomer (VCM) units.

Hanwha also operates a 680,000dmt/year caustic soda, 430,000 tonne/year EDC and 360,000 tonne/year VCM facilities in Yeosu.

By: Feliana Widjaja

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