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Taiwan’s Formosa shuts No.3 aromatics plant

by ChemOrbis Editorial Team -
  • 22/09/2015 (14:36)
According to market sources, Taiwan’s Formosa Chemicals & Fiber Corporation shut its No.3 aromatics plant in Mailiao on September 22 due to a minor explosion at the site.

The No.3 plant has a production capacity of 900,000 tons/year of PX, 600,000 tons/year of benzene and 240,000 tons/year of OX (orthoxylene).

Meanwhile, the No.1 and No.2 plants were reportedly undamaged and both are said to be running at full capacity.
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