S Korea's LG Chem shut Daesan styrene unit for maintenance

28 March 2014 07:13 Source:ICIS News
SINGAPORE (ICIS)--South Korea’s LG Chem shut its 160,000 tonne/year styrene monomer (SM) plant in Daesan last weekend for maintenance, a company source said on Friday.

The unit is scheduled to restart in mid-April this year.

The company operates another 200,000 tonne/year No1 and 300,000 tonne/year No2 SM facility in Yeosu. There are no maintenance plans for these units this year.

Other south Korean makers include Samsung Total Petrochemical and SK Global Chemicals.

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By Clive Ong