S Korea’s Samsung Fine Chemicals starts up new ECH plant

25 September 2013 03:46  [Source: ICIS news]

SINGAPORE (ICIS)--South Korea's Samsung Fine Chemicals started production at its new 60,000 tonne/year epichlorohydrin (ECH) plant in Ulsan on 19 September, a company source said late on Tuesday.

The company’s total ECH nameplate capacity at the site is now 120,000 tonnes/year and the new plant is running at more than 80% capacity, the source said.

The company is the largest ECH producer in South Korea.

By: Matthew Chong
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