Japan’s Mitsubishi Gas Chemical running MMA plant at 100%

03 December 2010 05:48  [Source: ICIS news]

SINGAPORE (ICIS)--Mitsubishi Gas Chemical is running its 51,000 tonne/year methyl methacrylate (MMA) plant at 100% after restarting it on 21 November, a company source said on Friday.

The plant at Niigata, northwest Japan, was shut on 8 October for annual maintenance.

MMA is used to produce polymethyl MMA (PMMA) polymer, cast sheets and acrylic resins for coatings and emulsions.

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By: Junie Lin

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