07 November 2013 17:12 [Source: ICIS news]
HOUSTON (ICIS)--Westlake Chemical’s new chlor-alkali plant in Geismar, Louisiana, should start up “within the next month”, executives from the US producer said on Thursday.
Westlake will bring up the plant through the end of the fourth quarter and have it operating going into 2014, said chief executive Albert Chao and chief financial officer Steven Bender. They made their comments during a Q3 earnings conference call.
Capacity of the plant is to be 350,000 electrochemical units (ECU)/year.
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