Indonesia’s Asahimas to restart VCM lines after maintenance
The company took off the unit during mid of May 2020 for maintenance works.
According to market sources, Indonesia’s PT Asahimas Chemical (ASC) is planning to restart its No. 2 VCM line in the first half of July after taking the unit off-stream on 19 May 2020 for unscheduled maintenance.
The No. 2 line has an annual capacity of 350,000 tons/year.
PT Asahimas Chemical expanded the No. 2 VCM line in early 2018 to boost the capacity from 100,000 tons/year to 350,000 tons/year.
PT Asahimas Chemical is owned 52.5% by Asahi Glass, 11.5% by Mitsubishi Corp, and the remaining belong to two other local companies.