Hong Kong Petchem to shut PS unit in early Feb for maintenance

18 December 2013 07:43  [Source: ICIS news]

SINGAPORE (ICIS)--Hong Kong Petrochemical plans to shut its 140,000 tonne/year polystyrene (PS) unit in early February for maintenance, a company source said on Wednesday.

The facility, located in Yuen Long industrial estate in the New Territories, is scheduled to shut on 5 February for around 10 days, the source added.

Other northeast Asia producers include Chimei Corp, Formosa Chemical & Fibre Corp, LG Chem and Kumho Petrochemical.

PS resins are used for packaging, toys, consumer electronics and other consumer items.

By: Clive Ong
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