15 September 2009 07:50 [Source: ICIS news]
SINGAPORE (ICIS news)--Japan’s Mitsubishi Chemical plans to shut its 20,000 tonne/year methyl isobutyl ketone (MIBK) plant at Mizushima, Okayama prefecture, for an annual turnaround in June-July 2010, a company official said on Tuesday.
The facility was taken off line in the same period this year.
MIBK is mainly used as a solvent for industrial paints and in the production of rubber chemicals.
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