Singapore's JAC to start up new aromatics unit in Q2 2014

10 April 2013 12:29  [Source: ICIS news]

SEOUL (ICIS)--Jurong Aromatics Corporation (JAC) plans to start up its new aromatics facility in Jurong Island, Singapore, in the second quarter of 2014, sources familiar with the matter said on Wednesday.

The aromatics unit has the capacity to produce 400,000 tonnes/year of benzene, 200,000 tonnes/year of orthoxylene (OX) and 800,000 tonnes of paraxylene (PX).

Sales of new products will begin in July or August 2014. Previously, Singapore-based JAC expected the aromatics project to be complete by February 2014.

Author: Sheau Ling Ong

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