Plant status: Dairen brings forward Taiwan VAM plant overhaul to March

Source: ICIS News


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

Name: Dairen Chemical Corp

Location: Mailiao, Taiwan

Product: Vinyl acetate monomer (VAM)

Capacity (tonnes/year): 300,000

Event start: 11 March 2019

Event finish: End-March/early April 2019

Reason: Maintenance

Comments: The shutdown was brought forward to be in line with the turnaround at an upstream acetic acid plant. The producer’s other 350,000 tonne/year VAM plant at the same location is not due for a turnaround in 2019, a company source said.