12 September 2012 12:23 [Source: ICIS news]
SINGAPORE (ICIS)--One of the three 50,000 tonne/year toluene di-isocyante (TDI) plants of KPX Chemical in ?xml:namespace>
The unit was temporarily shut because of shortage of raw material carbon monoxide (CO) gas, the source added. The problem has since been rectified.
The company’s two other 50,000 tonne/year TDI plants in Yeosu are currently shut and may remain so because of dull market conditions in
TDI is a raw material for making polyurethane (PU) foams used in various applications, including the manufacture of furniture and automobiles.
Additional reporting by Vikki Shen in
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