DuPont Texas VAM plant restarted, taking orders again - sources

22 April 2013 17:33  [Source: ICIS news]

HOUSTON (ICIS)--DuPont’s US vinyl acetate monomer (VAM) plant in Texas that shut down after problems developed following a March turnaround has restarted and is taking orders again, sources said on Monday.

Sources close to the 335,000 tonnes/year plant in LaPorte said it began operating last Wednesday. The unit has low inventories, but it is taking orders again, sources said.

A DuPont spokesman last week said the company did not comment on plant operations.

Major US VAM producers include Celanese, DuPont, Dow and LyondellBasell.

By: Lane Kelley
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