S Korea’s Samsung Fine Chemicals runs ECH plant at full capacity

15 October 2013 10:14  [Source: ICIS news]

SINGAPORE (ICIS)--South Korea's Samsung Fine Chemicals has ramped up the run rates at its new 60,000 tonne/year epichlorohydrin (ECH) plant in Ulsan to full capacity from 80% at the end of September, a company source said on Tuesday.

The plant was started up on 19 September and the company gradually increased its run rate over a period of time.

The company’s total ECH nameplate capacity at the site is now 120,000 tonnes/year, and both its old and new plants are running at full capacity, the source said.

The company is the largest ECH producer in South Korea.

By: Matthew Chong
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