09 October 2013 03:22 [Source: ICIS news]
SINGAPORE (ICIS)--China’s Shiyou Chemical on 8 October shut its 320,000 tonne/year phenol/acetone plant at Yangzhou in Jiangsu province because of mechanical issues, a company source said on Wednesday.
The plant is expected to stay off line for about 10 days to undergo repairs, the source said.
Shiyou Chemical’s plant can produce 200,000 tonnes/year of phenol and 120,000 tonnes/year of acetone.
The company is a subsidiary of Kingboard Chemical Holdings, which operates a 200,000 tonne/year phenol/acetone plant at Huizhou in Guangdong province.
Additional reporting by Trisha Huang
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