China’s Shandong Fangming to restart capro line on 25 March

07 March 2013 05:29  [Source: ICIS news]

CHONGQING (ICIS)--China's Shandong Fangming will restart its 100,000 tonne/year caprolactam (capro) line in Shandong province around 25 March, a company official said on Thursday.

The plant at Heze city was taken off line in late February for a month of routine maintenance, Shandong Fangming head of sales Liu Yong Sheng said at the 11th China International CPL (caprolactam) & PA (polyamide) Market Forum 2013.

Shandong Fangming started up the capro line  its first in October 2012. Its second 100,000 tonne/year line is expected to start production around end-September this year, with commercial sales due to start on 3 October, he said.

Meanwhile, its new 50,000 tonne/year downstream nylon chip line is ready for commercial production at Dongming county in Shandong province, Liu said.

Shandong Fangming also supplies synthetic chemicals such as cyclohexanone and cyclohexane.

By: Junie Lin

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