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Total-Samsung Starts PP Production at Daesan

8:10 AM MDT | October 17, 2007 | Deepti Ramesh

Total says that it has started a 300,000-m.t./year polypropylene (PP) production line at its jv plant in South Korea. PP capacity a the site will be 554,000 m.t./year. The Daesan plant is a 50:50 joint venture with Samsung (Seoul, South Korea). Ethylene capacity of the naphtha cracker at the site has also been recently expanded from 600,000 m.t./year to 820,000 m.t./year. Total says. Styrene monomer has been expanded from 380,000 m.t./year to 600,000...

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