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Samsung Total Starts PP Line

9:34 AM MDT | October 24, 2007 | Chemical Week Editorial Staff

Total Petrochemicals has started up a 300,000-m.t./year polypropylene (PP) line at its Samsung Total Petrochemicals joint venture at Daesan, Korea. PP capacity has risen to 554,000 m.t./year following the start-up. The jv, a 50-50 partnership between Total and the Samsung group, also expanded capacity of its naphtha cracker recently from 600,000 m.t./year, to 820,000 m.t./year of ethylene. Styrene output was lifted from 380,000 m.t./year, to 600,000...

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