02 April 2009 09:50 [Source: ICIS news]
SINGAPORE (ICIS news)--Japan’s Shin-Etsu Chemical will shut down its 550,000 tonnes/year polyvinyl chloride (PVC) plant in Kashima for a scheduled turnaround in mid-June, a source close to the company said on Thursday
The turnaround would last a week, the source said.
Shin-Etsu is the world’s largest PVC producer with a total global production capacity of around 3.8 million tonnes/year.
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