Korean Kumho running Ulsan styrenic units at 50% on weak demand
12 November 2013 09:45 [Source: ICIS news]
SINGAPORE (ICIS)--Korean Kumho Petrochemical Co is running its styrenics units in Ulsan at 50% of capacity because of weak market conditions, a company source said.
“We are running our units at around 50% [of capacuity] in November and December," the source added.
The company operates a 250,000 tonne/year ABS unit, a 230,000 tonne/year polystyrene
(PS) unit and a 110,000 tonne/year styrene acrylonitrile
(SAN) plant in Ulsan.
These units recently completed their maintenance in the second half of October.
Other styrenics producers in Korea include LG Chem and Cheil Samsung.By: Clive Ong+65 6780 4359
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