05 November 2013 02:33 [Source: ICIS news]
The company is running the plants at about 70% of capacity, with no immediate plans to ramp up production, the source said.
The plants were shut on 10 October to undergo maintenance.
Kumho P&B’s No 2 plant can produce 130,000 tonnes/year of phenol and 80,000 tonnes/year of acetone, while its No 3 plant can produce 250,000 tonnes/year of phenol and 150,000 tonnes/year of acetone.
The South Korean producer’s No 1 phenol/acetone plant has been idle since early 2009.
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