Jul 07, 2020 10:02 a.m.

Indonesia’s Asahimas to restart VCM lines after maintenance

The company took off the unit during mid of May 2020 for maintenance works.

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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. 

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Indonesia