Formosa Plastics Corporation (TPE:1301), established over sixty years ago in 1954, is currently capitalized at NT$63,657 million. Our main business area is intermediate raw materials for plastics. Our products include PVC resins, VCM, caustic soda, hydrochloric acid, MBS, HDPE, EVA/LDPE and LLDPE. Our annual production capacity for PVC resins is 1,265,000 MT. Not only are we the largest producer in Taiwan, if our US operations are also included, but also our total capacity of 3.23 million MT/Y makes us one of the largest manufacturer of PVC resins in the world.
Our annual production capacity for VCM is 1,580,000 MT, the largest in Taiwan. Utilizing the ion exchange membrane process instead of mercury in our caustic soda production, Formosa Plastics Corporation boasts an annual production capacity of 1,700,000 MT. With an annual production of MBS at 19,700 MT and PA at 25,000 MT respectively, annual capacity for these products in total is 44,700 MT.
Annual production capacity of HDPE currently stands at 566,000 MT, making us the largest producer in Taiwan. Annual production capacity of EVA/LDPE and LLDPE stand at 240,000 and 264,000 MT respectively.