MOSCOW (MRC) -- Chang Chun Petrochemical is in plans to take its acetic acid plant off-stream for a maintenance turnaround, reported Apic-online.
A Polymerupdate in Taiwan informed that the plant is planned to be taken off-line in May 2017. The exact duration of the planned maintenance could not be ascertained.
Located in Mailiao, Taiwan, the plant has a production capacity of 300,000 mt/year.
The company also operates another acetic acid plant at the same site with a production capacity of 460,000 mt/year.
As MRC informed before, in May 2015, Chang Chun Chemical, a subsidiary of Chang Chun Plastics Co., started up the second plant of bishphenol A in Jiangsu (China) with the capacity of 135,000 tonnes per year.
Chang Chun Petrochemical Co., Ltd. was started in 1964. It currently owns land in Mao-Li and DaFa, total about 114 acres. There are more than 800 employees working in this company. Its major products include polyvinyl alcohol, glacial acetic acid, butyl acetate, formalin, hexamine, hydrogen peroxide, ultra-purity electronic grade hydrogen peroxide, epoxidized soya bean oil, copper foil, antioxidants, melamine... etc. Products are supplied to chemical, textile, coating, resin, semi-conductor, pharmaceutical, electronic, paper, and plastic industries.