S Korea’s LG Chem achieves on-spec BPA at new Daesan plant

15 February 2013 08:40  [Source: ICIS news]

SINGAPORE (ICIS)--South Korea’s LG Chem achieved on-spec production at its new bisphenol-A (BPA) plant in Daesan on Friday, a company source said.

The plant with a nameplate BPA capacity of 150,000 tonnes/year is currently running at 50%, the source said.

The unit started up on 13 February, along with an upstream phenol/acetone plant at the site.

In Yeosu, LG Chem operates two BPA units that have a combined capacity of 300,000 tonnes/year.

By: Liu Xin
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