South Korea’s LG Chem runs Daesan BPA plant at 50%

05 July 2013 09:25  [Source: ICIS news]

SINGAPORE (ICIS)--South Korea’s LG Chem is running its new bisphenol A (BPA) plant in Daesan at 50% of capacity because of weak demand, a company source said on Friday.

Prior to the output cut on 1 July, the plant with a nameplate BPA capacity of 150,000 tonnes/year was running at full capacity, the source said.

The plant's run rate will be kept at 50% for July, the source added.

In Yeosu, LG Chem has two BPA units with a combined capacity of 300,000 tonnes/year that are currently running at 100%, the source said.


By: Liu Xin
+65 6780 4359



AddThis Social Bookmark Button

For the latest chemical news, data and analysis that directly impacts your business sign up for a free trial to ICIS news - the breaking online news service for the global chemical industry.

Get the facts and analysis behind the headlines from our market leading weekly magazine: sign up to a free trial to ICIS Chemical Business.

Printer Friendly