19 August 2008 08:53 [Source: ICIS news]
One 45,000 tonne/year line at the 90,000 tonne/year plant in western Yamaguchi prefecture would be closed for routine maintenance, he added.
Ube uses about 75% of the plant’s output for its downstream nylon resin facility, leaving the rest for sale.
There would be no significant impact on the market as the company was expected to build stocks ahead of the shutdown, sellers and buyers said.
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