Taiwan's KMC plans to restart MMA unit over the weekend

18 November 2011 07:19  [Source: ICIS news]

SINGAPORE (ICIS)--Taiwan’s Kaohsiung Monomer Co (KMC) plans to restart its 90,000 tonne/year methyl methacrylate (MMA) plant over the weekend, a company source said on Friday.

The MMA plant, which is located at Da-Sheh industry zone in Kaohsiung, was shut for maintenance at the end of October, the source said.

The plant is likely to run at a reduced rate after the restart, to allow the producer to coordinate feedstock supply.

KMC is a joint venture between Lucite International and China Petrochemical Development Corp (CPDC).

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By: Junie Lin



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