FCFC to shut Taiwan SM units for maintenance in August

13 June 2013 04:12  [Source: ICIS news]

SINGAPORE (ICIS)--Taiwan’s Formosa Chemicals & Fibres Corp (FCFC) plans to shut two of its styrene monomer (SM) units in August for maintenance, a company source said.

The 250,000 tonne/year No 1 and 350,000 tonne/year No 2 units in Mailiao are expected to be shut for around 40 days.

The company operates a separate 600,000 tonnes/year No 3 SM plant at the same location and has a combined output of 1.2m tonnes/year.

The other two SM producers in Taiwan are Grand Pacific Petrochemical Corp and Taiwan Styrene Monomer Corp.

($1 = €0.75)

By: Clive Ong
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