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