China's Yankuang Lunan delays Tenzhou POM unit start-up to April

19 February 2013 08:04  [Source: ICIS news]

SINGAPORE (ICIS)--China’s Yankuang Lunan has delayed the start-up of its new 40,000 tonne/year polyacetal (POM) facility in Tenzhou city, Shandong province, to April, a company source said over the weekend.

The plant was originally expected to start up by March 2013, although the source did not specify a reason for the deferred start-up.

The source did not specify the exact date for the start-up.

POM is an engineering plastic used in precision parts that require strength and low friction and can withstand a wide range of temperatures. Other Asian POM producers include Polyplastics and Mitsubishi Engineering Plastics.

By: Lanny Chandra

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