China’s Huajin Chemicals restarts crackers, derivative plants

05 September 2012 05:13  [Source: ICIS news]

SINGAPORE (ICIS)--China’s Huajin Chemicals has restarted its 180,000 tonne/year and 450,000 tonne/year naphtha crackers and its derivative plants at Panjin city in Liaoning province after about a month of maintenance, a company source said on Wednesday.

The company has only started the initial stages of production and there is currently no output from the plants, but it expects to achieve full operating rates after “several days”, the source added.

The derivative plants include two 65,000 tonne/year and a 300,000 tonne/year high density polyethylene (HDPE) units as well as two polypropylene (PP) units, with capacities of 50,000 tonnes/year and 250,000 tonnes/year respectively.

By: Doreen Zhao

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