Japan’s Mitsubishi shuts phenol/acetone unit following quake

14 March 2011 03:03  [Source: ICIS news]

SINGAPORE (ICIS)--Japan’s Mitsubishi Chemical Corp (MCC) has shut down its phenol/acetone plant in Kashima following the major earthquake which hit the country on 11 March, a source close to the company said on Monday.

It was not known when the plant might be able to resume operations, he added.

The plant has a capacity of 250,000 tonnes/year of phenol and 150,000 tonnes/year of acetone.

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