14 March 2011 05:00 [Source: ICIS news]
SINGAPORE (ICIS)--Japan’s Mitsui Chemicals is running its 90,000 tonne/year bisphenol A (BPA) plant in Chiba prefecture at full rates post earthquake, a company source said on Monday.
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The other plant is a joint venture between Mitsui and Idemitsu Kosan, with a 230,000 tonne/year capacity for phenol and can produce 138,000 tonnes/year of acetone. The unit was taken off line since a 9-magnitude quake struck
The unit was expected to remain off line for one week due to unspecified damages, the source added.
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