S Korea’s Yongsan Chemicals to shut MA plant on 8 October

14 September 2012 03:05  [Source: ICIS news]

SINGAPORE (ICIS)--South Korea’s Yongsan Chemicals will shut its 38,000 tonne/year maleic anhydride (MA) plant in Ulsan for scheduled maintenance starting 8 October, an industry source said on Friday.

The company is currently building up stocks ahead of the turnaround that will last about 20 days, the source said.

Supply to local and export customers will continue during the plant’s shutdown, but at reduced volumes, the source added.

The turnaround will coincide with scheduled maintenance of a utility plant in Ulsan, the source said.

By: Hazel Goh

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