13 October 2010 09:37 [Source: ICIS news]
The two lines - with a caprolactam capacity of 100,000 tonnes/year and 80,000 tonnes/year each - in northwestern Shikoku, Japan, would be shut for more than 40 days, added the source.
The company would maintain sales allocation for its contract customers for November and December but would not offer any spot cargoes during the time, the source said.
"The company is currently building inventories to prepare for the shutdown."
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