China’s Jiangsu Sanmu shelves plans to build new ECH plant

12 November 2013 10:07  [Source: ICIS news]

SINGAPORE (ICIS)--China’s Jiangsu Sanmu Group has shelved its plans to build a new joint venture 120,000 tonne/year epichlorohydrin (ECH) plant at Dongying city in Shandong province because of poor market conditions, a company source said on Tuesday.

The company had originally planned to start up the joint venture unit in mid-2014.

ECH has applications in coatings for storage tanks, pipes, electrical appliances and beverage cans.

By: Matthew Chong
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