Korea's LG Chem to start up phenol/acetone, BPA units in Jan 2013

08 November 2012 03:52  [Source: ICIS news]

MELBOURNE (ICIS)--South Korea's LG Chem plans to start up its new phenol/acetone and bisphenol A (BPA) plants at Daesan in mid-January 2013, company source said on Thursday.

The phenol/acetone plant, which has a nameplate capacity of 300,000 tonnes/year of phenol and 180,000 tonnes/year of acetone, and the downstream 150,000 tonne/year BPA plant were earlier scheduled to begin commercial operations in December.

The start-ups have been postponed to January 2013 because of delays in construction, the source added.

By: Trisha Huang

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