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LG Chem to shut Daesan SM plant, runs Yeosu ABS plant at 90%

by ChemOrbis Editorial Team -
  • 04/02/2016 (13:26)
South Korea’s LG Chem is planning to shut its styrene plant at Daesan for maintenance in mid-March, according to market sources. The maintenance is expected to last around 20 days. The plant has a production capacity of 180,000 tons/year.

Market sources, meanwhile, report that the company is currently operating its ABS plant in Yeosu at 90% capacity and is planning to increase the plant’s operating rates to 100% depending on production margins. LG Chem is able to produce 850,000 tons/year of ABS at the plant.
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