S Korea’s DMMA to restart Yeosu MMA, MAA units on 28 Oct

21 October 2011 10:10  [Source: ICIS news]

SINGAPORE (ICIS)--South Korea’s Daesan MMA (DMMA) plans to restart its 90,000 tonne/year methyl methacrylate (MMA) plant and its two methacrylic acid (MAA) lines of 8,000 tonnes/year each at Yeosu on 28 October, a company source said on Friday.

The plant and two lines were shut down on 18 October for a 10-day turnaround, he added.

"Inventories are drawing down due to the shutdown, and we will aim for 100% operating rate after the shutdown," said the source.

The company is a joint venture between Japan’s Mitsubishi Rayon Co (MRC) and South Korea’s Honam Petrochemical Corp (HPC).

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By: Junie Lin



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