14 May 2009 04:00 [Source: ICIS news]
SINGAPORE (ICIS news)--Japan’s Mitsubishi Chemical will shut its 280,000 tonne/year monoethylene glycol (MEG) plant at Kashima starting end-May for about a month of maintenance, a company source said late on Wednesday.
“The plant would shut for maintenance work ... at the end of next week or so," said the source. "It would restart at the tail end of June,” the source added.
The shutdown is timed with the planned maintenance of its crackers at the same site.
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