11 November 2008 02:49 [Source: ICIS news]
The 390,000 tonne/year plant, located in Mizushima, was taken offline around mid-October for a turnaround.
The company operates another 320,000 tonne/year No 2 unit on the same site. The unit is operating at around 75% capacity amid weak demand in ?xml:namespace>
Other Japanese SM producers include Asahi Kasei Corp, Idemitsu Kosan Co, Nihon Oxirane Co and Mitsubishi Chemicals.
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