China's Shiyou Chem shuts Yangzhou phenol/acetone unit for repairs

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

By: Machine Ma
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