AFPM ’13: Petkim to increase ACN output to 110,000 tonnes

24 March 2013 16:08  [Source: ICIS news]

SAN ANTONIO, Texas (ICIS)--Turkish petrochemical producer Petkim Petrokimya Holding will increase acrylonitrile (ACN) production at its Aliaga plant, sources said on Sunday.

The company currently produces about 90,000 tonnes/year at the plant, one source said on the sidelines of the International Petrochemical Conference (IPC). By year end, ACN production will increase to about 110,000 tonnes/year.

Almost all of the ACN production will be used domestically for the acrylic fibre (AF) market, sources said.

Hosted by the American Fuel & Petrochemical Manufacturers (AFPM), the IPC continues through Tuesday.

By: Mark Yost
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