03 August 1998 00:00 [Source: ACN]
Mitsubishi Gas Chemical started up a 230 000 tonne/year paraxylene plant in Mizushima, Japan, last month. Commercial production is expected by early August. The plant will supply a 250 000 tonne/year Mitsubishi Gas Chemical and Toyobo Co joint-venture purified terephthalic acid plant in Mizushima, which started up in mid-1997.
For the latest chemical news, data and analysis that directly impacts your business sign up for a free trial to ICIS news - the breaking online news service for the global chemical industry.
Get the facts and analysis behind the headlines from our market leading weekly magazine: sign up to a free trial to ICIS Chemical Business.