Honam to shut down two MEG units

September 2007
ICIS Chemical Business;9/10/2007, Vol. 272 Issue 9, p34
Trade Publication
The article presents news briefs related to the chemical industry. Honam Petrochemical Corp. will shut two 120,000 tonne/year monoethylene glycol lines in Yeocheon for maintenance for three weeks in late September 2007. Degussa AG is aiming to double its sales in eastern Europe by 2010 through organic growth, cooperative arrangements and targeted acquisitions. SGL Carbon has acquired Dr. Schnabel, one of the world's top producers of fluorine plastic apparatus for corrosion protection.


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