Taiwan's Shiny to shut butac plant over festive holiday

06 February 2013 03:03  [Source: ICIS news]

MELBOURNE (ICIS)--Taiwan’s Shiny Chemical Industrial plans to shut its butyl acetate (butac) plant at Kaohsiung over the Lunar New Year holiday, said a company official on Wednesday.

The producer plans to shut its 60,000 tonne/year normal butac/iso-butac/normal propyl acetate swing plant off line on 7-17 February to stem excess output, the official said.

There will be no plant maintenance during the scheduled shutdown, the official added.

The Lunar New Year in Taiwan falls on 9-17 February in 2013.

By: Trisha Huang

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