Iran’s ICIIC runs LAB plant at above nameplate capacity

06 May 2014 00:00 Source:ICIS News

SINGAPORE (ICIS)--Iran Chemical Industries Investment Co (ICIIC) is currently running its linear alkyl benzene (LAB) plant in Esfahan, Iran, at above 100% production rate amid stable demand, a company source said on Tuesday.

The plant’s nameplate capacity is at 75,000 tonnes/year, the source said. However, it is currently manufacturing at 110,000 tonnes/year, the source added.

The company does not have any planned maintenance works for the unit in 2014, but it is expecting to next shutdown the unit in May 2015, the source said.

ICIIC also has a feedstock normal-paraffin plant with a nameplate capacity of 140,000 tonnes/year.

By Fahima Khail