South Korea's Tongsuh shuts Ulsan No 4 ACN line
06 September 2013 04:25 [Source: ICIS news]
jakartaSINGAPORE (ICIS)--South Korea’s Tongsuh Petrochemical on 4 September shut its 245,000 tonne/year No 4 acrylonitrile
(ACN) line in Ulsan amid poor margins, a company source said on Friday.
“The plant was shut down on 4 September as scheduled
,” the source said.
The company has yet to fix a restart date for the plant because of current market conditions, the source said.
Meanwhile, the company’s 70,000 tonne/year No 2 ACN line in Ulsan will be shut in October as planned for about 10 days, he said.
The firm’s 245,000 tonne/year No 3 line in Ulsan and the No2 plant are currently running at around 80% of capacity, according to the source.By: Judith Wang+65 6780 4359
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