Formosa Plastics Group Mailiao Complex is an active petrochemical complex located in Yun-lin Hsien, Taiwan. The complex started commercial operations in 1998 and currently has an active annual capacity of 26.48mtpa. Its capacity is expected to increase to 26.51mtpa in 2030. The plants in this complex are operated by Formosa Chemicals & Fibre , Formosa Plastics , Formosa Petrochemical , Nan Ya Plastics .

Key Products Capacity – Formosa Plastics Group Mailiao Complex, 2020

Key products produced in this complex include ethylene, xylenes, propylene, ethylene glycol (EG), ethylbenzene etc.

Ethylene accounts for major capacity share i.e., 11.1% of the total annual capacity of the complex with 2.93mtpa, followed by xylenes and propylene with 9.6% (2.55mtpa) and 8.7% (2.3mtpa) respectively.

About Formosa Chemicals & Fibre

Formosa Chemicals & Fiber Corp (FCFC), a subsidiary of Formosa Plastics Group (FPG ), is a manufacturer of chemicals, fibers, and petrochemical and plastic materials. Its product portfolio includes purified terephthalic acid, butadiene, benzene, para-xylene, ortho-xylene, styrene monomer, polystyrene, resins, rayon staple fiber, nylon fiber and yarn products. The company’s products find application in paint, engineering plastics, refrigerators, pipe fittings, plates, fabrics, industrial equipments, clothing accessories, packaging materials, lighting devices and medical markets. FCFC also carries out spinning, weaving, dyeing and finishing. The company provides engineering and construction services for diverse sectors including oil refineries, electric power plants, synthetic fiber plants, petrochemical plants, and textile spinning and weaving plants. FCFC is headquartered in Taipei, Taiwan.

About Formosa Plastics

Formosa Plastics Corp (FPC ), a subsidiary of Formosa Plastics Group, is a chemical manufacturing company. It manufactures and markets intermediate raw materials for plastics. The company’s product portfolio includes polyvinyl chloride (PVC) resins, vinyl chloride monomers (VCM), flake caustic soda, caustic soda, hydrochloric acid, high-density polyethylene (HDPE), ethylene-vinyl acetate (EVA)/low-density polyethylene (LDPE), and linear low-density polyethylene (LLDPE). FPC also provides calcium carbonate products; electronic systems such as automatic store/retrieve, automation, advanced process control, and power management systems: programming software and hardware for automated design and planning through its electronics department; and engineering services. It has manufacturing plants in Taiwan. FPC is headquartered in Taipei, Taiwan.

About Formosa Petrochemical

Formosa Petrochemical Corp (FPCC), a subsidiary of Formosa Plastics Group, refines crude oil and sells refined petroleum products and olefins. The company operates refinery and integrated petrochemical complexes. It imports, exports, markets, stores, and transports crude oil, gasoline, naphtha, propane and other feedstock. It operates co-generation plants to provide steam and electricity to industrial plants. The company also exports and imports liquefied petroleum gas, and petroleum products. It also produces and sells inorganic gases such as nitrogen, oxygen, and compressed air. The company has operational presence in the markets of Taiwan, Southeast Asia, China, Hong Kong and North America. FPCC is headquartered in Yunlin, Taiwan.

About Nan Ya Plastics

Nan Ya Plastics Corp (Nan Ya), a subsidiary of Formosa Plastics Group, is a specialty chemical company that manufactures and markets plastic products, polyester fibers, petrochemical products and electronic materials. It also manufactures polyester fibers and copper clad laminates of electronic materials. The company’s products find application in household items such as packaging materials, articles of clothing, printing and stationery, and toy dolls; outdoor sports such as sports equipment; industrial equipment such as wire and cable, electrical machinery and parts and transport materials such as automotive materials and ships aerospace materials. The company has operations in China, Taiwan and the US. Nan Ya is headquartered in Kaohsiung City, Taiwan.


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