02 October 2013 11:31 [Source: ICIS news]
SINGAPORE (ICIS)--Thai Fatty Alcohols (TFA) shut its 100,000 tonne/year plant in Rayong province on Wednesday for turnaround, a source close to the company said on Wednesday.
The plant, which can produce up to 120,000 tonnes/year of fatty alcohols, will remain shut up to 16 October, the source said, adding that the shutdown was delayed by a day from the original schedule.
The plant also produces glycerine, a co-product of fatty alcohols.
During the shutdown of about two weeks, the plant will undergo a routine catalyst change and technical maintenance, the source said.
Thai Fatty Alcohols is owned by Thai Oleochemicals, a subsidiary of PTT Global Chemical.
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