09 October 2012 08:33 [Source: ICIS news]
SINGAPORE (ICIS)--China’s Yunnan Yuntianhua plans to restart its 20,000 tonne/year polyacetal (POM) line at its plant at Chongqing by October after it completes its maintenance, a source close to the company said on Tuesday.
The plant comprises three lines, each with a 20,000 tonne/year capacity. Maintenance for the three lines at the plant was staggered such that only one line is shut at any one time, the source said, adding that the last line is currently undergoing maintenance.
The first line was taken off line on 30 July, the source said.
The company’s fourth POM line located in ?xml:namespace>
POM, which is also known as polyoxymethylene and polyformaldehyde, is an engineering thermoplastic used in precision parts.
Additional reporting by Iris Xi
For the latest chemical news, data and analysis that directly impacts your business sign up for a free trial to ICIS news - the breaking online news service for the global chemical industry.
Get the facts and analysis behind the headlines from our market leading weekly magazine: sign up to a free trial to ICIS Chemical Business.
|ICIS news FREE TRIAL|
|Get access to breaking chemical news as it happens.|
|ICIS Global Petrochemical Index (IPEX)|
|ICIS Global Petrochemical Index (IPEX). Download the free tabular data and a chart of the historical index|
Asian Chemical Connections