Taiwan’s FPC to start commercial ops at new SAP unit in Feb

15 January 2013 09:03  [Source: ICIS news]

SINGAPORE (ICIS)--Taiwan’s Formosa Plastics Corp (FPC) is likely to start commercial operations at its new 60,000 tonne/year super absorbent polymer (SAP) plant located at Mailiao in February, a source familiar with the matter said on Tuesday.

Trial runs are currently being conducted at the plant, the source said without further elaboration.

“If nothing goes wrong, commercial operations are likely to begin by February,” the source added.

SAP is primarily used in the production of diapers and feminine hygiene products.

By: Samuel Wong

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