China's SSMC restarts Caojing BPA plant after maintenance

29 June 2010 06:52  [Source: ICIS news]

SINGAPORE (ICIS news)--Shanghai Sinopec Mitsui Chemicals Co (SSMC) restarted its 120,000 tonne/year bisphenol A (BPA) facility in Caojing, China, on 28 June after an annual maintenance turnaround, a source close to the company said on Tuesday.

The plant was taken off line on 1 June. SSMC was ramping up production at the plant and on-spec product was expected by mid week, the source added.

SSMC is a 50:50 joint venture between Japan’s Mitsui Chemicals and China’s largest petrochemical producer, Sinopec Corp.

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