MOSCOW (MRC) -- The Polyolefin Co
(Singapore) Pte Ltd (TPC) has postponed shutdown at its low density polyethylene
(LDPE) plant, reported Apic-online.
source in Singapore informed that the company has delayed the outage of its
plant. Further details on the date of shutdown could not be confirmed. As per
earlier plans, the plant was suppose to shut on April 17, 2017 for few days
owing to an expected feedstock shortage from upstream cracker.
Jurong Island, Singapore, the LDPE plant has a production capacity of 180,000
As MRC informed before,
in September 2016, TPC shut its LDPE plant in Ayer Merbau (Jurong Island,
Singapore) owing to a short supply of feedstock.
TPC, The Polyolefin
Company (Singapore) Pte Ltd is the first major polyolefin manufacturer in
Southeast Asia and has been in operations since February 1984. A plant expansion
in 1997 and subsequent major modification to increase capacity in 2006 has
enabled TPC to become one of the largest and most successful polyolefin
producers in the region.