Lucite Singapore shuts MMA plant for planned turnaround

23 September 2010 07:59  [Source: ICIS news]

SINGAPORE (ICIS)--Lucite International shut its 120,000 tonne/year methyl methacrylate (MMA) plant in Singapore on September 20 for a planned turnaround of 18 days, a company source said on Thursday.

The company, a subsidiary of Mitsubishi Rayon, plans to restart the plant located in Singapore's Jurong Island  on 7 October, the source added.

Mitsubishi Rayon is one of the largest MMA producers in Asia.

Other Asian MMA producers include Asahi Kasei, Sumitomo Chemical and Formosa Plastics.

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By: Junie Lin

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