S Korea’s Lotte Chem runs glycol ether unit at 70% after restart

27 August 2014 03:53 Source:ICIS News

MELBOURNE (ICIS)--South Korea's Lotte Chemical is running its 50,000 tonne/year glycol ethers plant in Daesan at a reduced rate after restarting it on 21 August, a company source said on Wednesday.

The company is capping the plant’s operating rate at about 70% as previously planned, the source added.  

Lotte Chemical on 21 July shut down its glycol ethers plant because of mechanical issues.

By Trisha Huang