Philippines’ DFE Chemical plans PS maintenance in H1 April 2014

17 October 2013 09:56  [Source: ICIS news]

SINGAPORE (ICIS)--Philippines’ DFE Chemical plans to shut its 30,000 tonne/year polystyrene (PS) plant in the first half of April next year for maintenance, a company source said on Thursday.

The facility, located in Manila, is expected to be shut for around two weeks, the source said.

DFE is the sole PS maker in the Philippines.

Other PS producers in southeast Asia include Denka and Total Petrochemical in Singapore, Petrochemical Malaysia, Dow Indonesia and the Siam-Dow Group in Thailand.

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