China’s Shandong Lihuayi achieves on-spec phenol/acetone output

09 October 2012 03:13  [Source: ICIS news]

MELBOURNE (ICIS)--China’s Shandong Lihuayi has achieved on-spec output at its new phenol/acetone plant at Dongying in Shandong province, a company source said on Tuesday.

Lihuayi’s plant has a phenol capacity of 220,000 tonnes/year and an acetone capacity of 130,000 tonnes/year.

The company is running the plant at about 80% of capacity after achieving on-spec phenol as well as acetone output on 6 October, the source said.   

Trial run at the new plant began on 8 September.

Lihuayi is currently focused on building its phenol/acetone inventories and has not yet begun sales, the source added.

Additional reporting by Trisha Huang

By: Jenny Yi

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