S Korea’s LG Chem firms acrylic acid lines turnaround plan for 2013

20 February 2013 08:06  [Source: ICIS news]

SINGAPORE (ICIS)--South Korea’s LG Chem has firmed up its turnaround schedule for its crude acrylic acid (AA) lines for this year, a company source said on Wednesday.

LG Chem operates four crude AA lines with a total nameplate production capacity of 353,000 tonnes/year.

The company aims to shut its No 1 crude AA line in March for 14 days, the source said.

LG Chem plans to shut its No 2 and No 3 crude AA lines in May and April respectively for 14 days, the source said.

The company’s No 4 line will be shut in June, for approximately two weeks as well.

All shutdowns are for routine maintenance works, the source added.

By: Samuel Wong

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