China’s Qixiang Tengda plans to shut MEK plant in mid-February

31 January 2011 07:52  [Source: ICIS news]

SHANGHAI (ICIS)--China’s Qixiang Tengda Chemical plans to shut down its 20,000 tonne/year methyl ethyl ketone (MEK) line in the middle of February for 15 days of maintenance, the company source said on Monday.

The line, located at Zibo city in Shandong province, was operating at around 80%, the source added.

The producer’s 120,000 tonne/year MEK line, located at the same site, was also operating at 80%, the source added.

Qixiang Tengda is the biggest MEK producer in China, according to Chemease, an ICIS service in China.

Additional reporting by Tracy Huang

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