Taiwan’s FPC shuts China PP plant for 20-day maintenance

02 July 2013 03:52  [Source: ICIS news]

SINGAPORE (ICIS)--Taiwan’s Formosa Plastics Corp (FPC) shut its 170,000 tonne/year polypropylene (PP) plant at Ningbo in China’s Zhejiang province late on Monday for maintenance, company sources said.

The plant, which was producing PP injection prior to its shutdown, will be off line for 20 days, the sources said.

FPC’s other PP plant at the site that has a 280,000 tonne/year capacity will continue to operate during the shutdown of the smaller unit, they said.

By: Summer Zhang

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