PT Asahimas Flat Glass Tbk Idled VCM Plant for about Seven Weeks

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26 Jan 2018 12:57 Valerie Rose

CHEMMONITOR.COM – Indonesian flat glass and automotive glass products manufacturer and part of a Japan-based Asahi Glass Co., Ltd., PT Asahimas Flat Glass Tbk, has recently idled its No. 2 vinyl chloride monomer (VCM) unit due to maintenance works and debottlenecking exercise.

Asahimas launched the maintenance together with the capacity expansion at the facility in mid-January 2018. The No. 2 VCM unit is expected to be shut for about seven weeks. Currently, the plant’s annual production reaches 250,000 metric ton.

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