S Korea's OCI Chemical runs TDI facility at near-full capacity

22 May 2013 10:18  [Source: ICIS news]

SINGAPORE (ICIS)--South Korea’s OCI Chemical is running its toluene di-isocyanate (TDI) facility at near 100% after completing maintenance works at the unit in early May, a source close to the company said on Wednesday.

The 50,000 tonne/year facility located at Gunsan was taken off line on 1 April, the source said.

TDI is a raw material for making polyurethane (PU) foams used in various applications, including the manufacture of furniture and automobiles.

By: Jingyi Chan
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