China’s Shandong Haili to restart Zibo capro plant in mid-Dec

27 November 2013 03:53  [Source: ICIS news]

SINGAPORE (ICIS)--China’s Shandong Haili Chemical Industry is expected to restart its 200,000 tonne/year caprolactam (capro) plant at Zibo in Shandong province in the middle of December, a company source said on Wednesday.

The plant, which consists of two 100,000 tonne/year lines, was shut down on 25 November for technical upgrades, the source added.

The Haili group also has two capro lines with a combined capacity of 200,000 tonnes/year, at Yancheng in Jiangsu province.

The operating rates of the two plants was at around 80% capacity in the middle of November. The capro plant in Jiangsu province is currently running at a rate of 70% capacity, the company source said.

By: Huan Shi

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