Japan’s Taiyo Vinyl plans PVC turnarounds in March, Aug and Sept

05 February 2014 11:58  [Source: ICIS news]

SINGAPORE (ICIS)--Japan’s Taiyo Vinyl plans to shut down all three of its polyvinyl chloride (PVC) plants separately for maintenance in mid-March, August and September, according to a company source on Wednesday.

The PVC plant in Yokkaichi, Mie Prefecture, is scheduled to be shut down in mid-March for 40 days. It has a nameplate capacity of 310,000 tonnes/year, the source said.

The source added that the PVC facility in Osaka Prefecture, which has a nameplate capacity of 150,000 tonnes/year, is scheduled to be shut down in August for three weeks.

The source also said that Taiyo Vinyl's PVC plant located in Chiba Prefecture, which has the smallest nameplate capacity at 100,000 tonnes/year, is scheduled to be shut down in September for three weeks.



PVC Capacity, ‘000 tonnes/year

Date and duration

Taiyo Vinyl

Yokkaichi, Japan


Mid-March, 40 days

Taiyo Vinyl

Osaka, Japan


August, three weeks

Taiyo Vinyl

Chiba, Japan


September, three weeks

By: Kite Chong
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