KMCI’s South Korea MDI plant to shut for maintenance around May

11 March 2014 12:12 Source:ICIS News

SINGAPORE (ICIS)--Kumho Mitsui Chemicals (KMCI) plans to carry out an annual maintenance turnaround for its 200,000 tonne/year methyl di-p-phenylene isocyanate (MDI) unit located in Yeosu, Jeollanamdo province, South Korea, starting around the end of May, said a source close to the company on Tuesday.

The turnaround could take around three weeks, but the exact start date and duration of the turnaround were not available yet, according to the source.

KMCI is a joint venture between Japan’s Mitsui Chemicals and South Korea’s Kumho Petrochemicals.

By Ho Pui Wing