Plant status: Thailand's IVL shuts fibres line after minor fire

Author: Nurluqman Suratman


SINGAPORE (ICIS)--Here is a plant status report:

Name: Indorama Ventures (IVL)

Location: Map Ta Phut, Rayong, Thailand

Product: Polyester fibres

Capacity (tonnes/year): 196,000

Event start: 5 November 2018

Event finish: Unknown

Reason: Cleaning and repairs

Comments: According to IVL’s stock exchange filing, a fire broke out at an exhaust duct at the plant’s No 2 line on 5 November. The fire was extinguished within 15 minutes. There were no injuries or damage to the main machinery. All other operations at the site are running normally and there will not be any major production loss as a result of the fire incident.