Taiwan's FIPC to shut Mailiao PC plant in mid-Aug for maintenance

16 July 2014 04:55 Source:ICIS News

SINGAPORE (ICIS)--Taiwan’s Formosa Idemitsu Petrochemical (FIPC) will shut its polycarbonate (PC) plant at Mailiao around mid-August for scheduled maintenance, a company source said on Wednesday.

The plant has three lines with a combined nameplate capacity of 195,000 tonnes/year.

The turnaround is expected to last about a month, the source said.

FIPC is a joint venture between Formosa Chemicals & Fibre Corp (FCFC) and Japan’s Idemitsu Kosan Co.

By Eric Su