Honam Petrochemical Corporation is adding a new 300,000 tpa polypropylene (PP) line at Yeosu, as per Fibre2fashion News Desk. With this, Korean PP capacity of Honam, which had merged with Titan in 2010, will touch 1.2 mln tpa.
Honam operates PP plants at two locations in South Korea- One is in Daesan which has two lines, with a capacity of 500,000 tpa, and the other in Yeosu which too has two production lines, with a capacity of 400,000 tpa. Honam also operates PP plants in Malaysia with a production capacity of 480,000 tpa.
The erection of the new PP line will be over by February 2012 and commercial production is expected to commence in early-April, a Honam official informed fibre2fashion.