21 November 2011 07:23 [Source: ICIS news]
The company shut the plant for maintenance on 3 October, the official said.
Mitsui Chemicals is the largest of three MIBK producers in
The other producers are Mitsubishi Chemical and Kyowa Hakko Chemical, which produce 20,000 tonnes/year and 15,000 tonnes/year of MIBK respectively.
MIBK, which is derived from acetone, is used as a solvent for industrial paints and thinners, and to produce rubber chemicals.
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