China’s Tianjin Soda runs POM facility at low rates since December

14 January 2013 08:42  [Source: ICIS news]

SINGAPORE (ICIS)--China’s Tianjin Soda has been running its 40,000 tonne/year polyacetal or polyoxymethylene (POM) facility at low rates since December, with one of the plant's two lines shut, a company source said on Monday.

The source did not provide the exact run rate of the operating line, which has a 20,000 tonne/year POM capacity.

Poor sales are forcing POM producers to cut output, according to market players.

Other POM producers in Asia include Polyplastics, Mitsubishi Engineering Plastics and Ticona

Additional reporting by Sun Lei

By: Heng Hui
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