14 March 2013 10:52 [Source: ICIS news]
LONDON (ICIS)--Borealis's extended melamine shutdown at Linz, Austria, will take place from the end of May until the middle of July, a source at the Austrian-headquartered producer said on Thursday.
The company will undergo the shutdown for the previously-announced revamp of its Linz facilities.
“The Linz shutdown will be from the end of May through to mid-July,” the source said.
Borealis has the capacity to produce 50,000 tonnes/year of melamine at Linz and a further 80,000 tonnes/year from its facility in Piesteritz, Germany.
Melamine uses include whiteboards, floor tiles, kitchenware, fire retardant fabrics and commercial filters.
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