15 February 2013 08:44 [Source: ICIS news]
SINGAPORE (ICIS)--South Korea’s Tongsuh Petrochemical started up its new 245,000 tonne/year acrylonitrile (ACN) plant in Ulsan on Friday, a company source said.
The new plant is expected to run at around 80% capacity, he said.
The company has a separate ACN line with a capacity of 320,000 tonnes/year at the same site.
Tongsuh Petrochemical is a fully-owned subsidiary of Japan’s Asahi Kasei, a major ACN producer.
For the latest chemical news, data and analysis that directly impacts your business sign up for a free trial to ICIS news - the breaking online news service for the global chemical industry.
Get the facts and analysis behind the headlines from our market leading weekly magazine: sign up to a free trial to ICIS Chemical Business.
|ICIS news FREE TRIAL|
|Get access to breaking chemical news as it happens.|
|ICIS Global Petrochemical Index (IPEX)|
|ICIS Global Petrochemical Index (IPEX). Download the free tabular data and a chart of the historical index|
Asian Chemical Connections