Taiwan’s Dairen delays Singapore VAM start-up to May – sources

12 April 2013 08:12  [Source: ICIS news]

SINGAPORE (ICIS)--Taiwan’s Dairen Chemical Corp (DCC) has delayed the start of commercial production at its new 350,000 tonne/year plant on Jurong Island, Singapore, to May from the latter half of April, according to sources close to the company.

“Dairen will start commercial productionand will supply in May,” a southeast Asia-based buyer, without providing a reason for the delay.

DCC is a joint venture between Chang Chun Group (Chang Chun Petrochemical and Chang Chun Plastics) and Nan Pao Resins.

The company operates two other VAM plants in Mailiao, Taiwan with a combined production capacity of 650,000 tonnes/year.

By: Helen Lee

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