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Lotte Chemical plans maintenance shutdown at PTA plant
Sep '13
Lotte Chemical, considered to be a pioneer of petrochemical industry in South Korea, is planning to shut its No.2 Purified Terephthalic Acid (PTA) plant for maintenance turnaround in mid-October, 2013.
“The Ulsan-based No. 2 PTA plant would remain shut for around one week,” a company official told fibre2fashion.
The No. 2 PTA plant has production capacity of 350,000 mt/year.
“The plant is currently running at 100 percent operating rates,” the official informed.
Lotte Chemical’s products, including ethylene, are distributed to 152 countries around the world.

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