S Korea’s Tongsuh Petrochemical starts up new ACN unit in Ulsan

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.

By: Peh Soo Hwee
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