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Dow declares force majeure on vinyl acetate monomer from Texas City (update)

9:40 AM MDT | July 10, 2014 | —Clay Boswell

[Correction: A previous version of this story stated that a mechanical issue prevented Dow from restarting its Texas City VAM unit following a maintenance turnaround. In fact, the plant had been restarted two weeks before the issue was discovered. We appreciate the clarification provided by Dow.] Dow Chemical has declared force majeure (FM) on vinyl acetate monomer (VAM) produced at Texas City, TX, where the company’s 365,000-m.t./year VAM plant has been taken offline two weeks after the completion of a maintenance turnaround, says a company source...

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