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Honam to add new PP line in April
Jan '12
Honam Petrochemical Corporation is adding a new polypropylene (PP) line at Yeosu with a capacity to produce 300,000 tons of PP per annum.

With the addition of this new capacity, Korean PP capacity of Honam, which had merged with Titan in 2010, will touch 1.2 million tons per year.

Honam operates PP plants at two locations in South Korea. One is in Daesan which has two lines, with a capacity of 500,000 tons per year.

The other PP plant is located in Yeosu which too has two production lines, with a capacity of 400,000 tons per annum.

The erection of the new PP line will be over by February 2012 and commercial production is expected to commence in early-April, a Honam official informed fibre2fashion.

He also added that Honam Petrochemical also operates PP plants in Malaysia with a production capacity of 480,000 tons per year.

Fibre2fashion News Desk - India

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