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Wanhua PO Plant Startup Delayed to August

Wanhua Chemical to Delay Opening 240 kt/year PO Plant until August
2015-07-09    [Source:PUdaily]

YantaiPUdaily, Shanghai-Wanhua Chemical is said to have delayed starting up its newly-built propylene oxide plant until August with unknown reason, which was scheduled to begin trial production at end June, according to market source.

The plant has capacity of 240 kt/year using process of PO/Mtbe from Huntsman.

As one of the most competitive MDI producers in the world and the biggest TDI supplier in Europe, Wanhua has 5 manufacturing bases all over the world and has set up more than ten subsidiaries or branches in Europe, Middle East, America, Japan, Russia, India, etc. The main business of Wanhua Chemcal is the R&D, production and sales of PU series products, like isocyanates and polyols; the series petrochemical products, like PO/AE; the functioning materials of water-based coatings and the specialty chemicals.