Thailand's PTTGC ramps up LDPE ops to 100% after turnaround

18 January 2013 07:31  [Source: ICIS news]

SINGAPORE (ICIS)--Thailand’s PTT Global Chemical (PTTGC) has ramped up production at its 300,000 tonne/year low density polyethylene (LDPE) unit at Map Ta Phut to 100% capacity, a source close to the company said on Friday.

The plant was taken off line at the end of November because of an on-site shortage of ethylene feedstock, and was restarted on 10 January, the source said.

The producer was not immediately available for comment.

By: Chow Bee Lin
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