Taiwan’s CPC to shut No 3 PX/OX unit in Kaohsiung for maintenance

21 August 2012 08:50  [Source: ICIS news]

SINGAPORE (ICIS)--Taiwan’s CPC will shut its No 3 paraxylene (PX) and orthoxylene (OX) unit located in Kaohsiung on 24-25 August for a 40-day planned turnaround, a company sources said on Tuesday.

The unit has a nameplate capacity of 260,000 tonnes/year of PX and 40,000 tonnes/year of OX.

“The PX/OX unit will be taken off line once the No 2 PX/OX line runs smoothly,” the source added.

The No 2 PX/OX line located at the same site was restarted on 18 August following a brief turnaround.

Please visit the complete ICIS
plants and projects database


By: Yu Guo
+65 6780 4359



AddThis Social Bookmark Button

For the latest chemical news, data and analysis that directly impacts your business sign up for a free trial to ICIS news - the breaking online news service for the global chemical industry.

Get the facts and analysis behind the headlines from our market leading weekly magazine: sign up to a free trial to ICIS Chemical Business.

Printer Friendly