05 October 2012 04:30 [Source: ICIS news]
SINGAPORE (ICIS)--Japanese producer Polyplastics plans to conduct maintenance at its 33,000 tonne/year polyoxymethylene (POM) or polyacetal plant in Kuantan, Malaysia in January next year, a company source said on Friday.
The exact dates of the turnaround have yet to be fixed, the source said.
Polyplastics has plans a near-fourfold capacity increase at the Kuantan plant to 123,000 tonnes/year by 2014.
The company has four production bases for POM in Asia – at ?xml:namespace>
POM has applications in fuel pump modules, sanitary equipment parts, DVD's mechanical components and cosmetic containers.
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