27 July 2012 02:57 [Source: ICIS news]
“We restarted both the acetic acid and etac plants [on the evening of 26 July] and are in the process of ramping up the operating rates at both plants,” the official said.
Jiangsu Sopo operates a 500,000 tonne/year methanol unit, as well as three acetic acid plants with a combined capacity of 1.2m tonnes/year at the same
Etac, which is mainly produced by the esterification of ethanol with acetic acid, is used in coating formulations like epoxies and vinyls, and in solvent applications for inks and food.
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