S Korea’s Aekyung Petrochemical runs plasticizer plant at 100%

09 November 2012 07:38  [Source: ICIS news]

SINGAPORE (ICIS)--South Korea’s Aekyung Petrochemical is currently running its 370,000 tonne/year plasticizer plant located in Ulsan at full capacity, a company source said on Friday.

The unit is able to produce 200,000 tonnes/year of dioctyl phthalate (DOP) and 20,000 tonnes/year of dioctyl terephthalate (DOTP), with the remaining capacities for producing other plasticizers.

Currently, the company does not have any plans for a maintenance shutdown, the source added.

By: Samuel Wong

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