China’s Tianjin Taisen to start up its expanded PA unit in Q2 2013

27 December 2012 07:07  [Source: ICIS news]

SINGAPORE (ICIS)--China’s Tianjin Taisen Chemical plans to start up its expanded 130,000 tonnes/year phthalic anhydride (PA) plant in Binhai of Tianjin, north China in the second quarter of 2013, a company source said on Thursday.

The PA plant is expanded from the capacity of 32,000 tonnes/year, the source said.

The expanded unit will have two lines with capacities of 70,000 tonnes/year and 60,000 tonnes/year respectively, the source added.

The company also has a 30,000 tonne/year downstream dioctyl phthalate (DOP) unit at the same site, which is expected to be expanded to 230,000 tonnes/year at the end of 2013, the source said without providing further details.

By: Yoyo Liu

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