09 August 2012 14:20 [Source: ICIS news]
“We will keep the low rate for some time due to product quality concerns and also partly because of poor PTA margins,” the source said.
The plant was shut following a series of explosions at a 7,600 tonne/year resorcinol unit at the same site on 22 April this year.
The company is expected to shut the PTA plant again in early September this year for safety inspections following the 22 April incident. The shutdown is expected to last about a month.
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