22 December 2011 07:41 [Source: ICIS news]
TOKYO (ICIS)--Japan's Keiyo Monomer plans to restart its 200,000 tonne/year vinyl chloride monomer (VCM) plant at ?xml:namespace>
Keiyo Monomer had to shut its VCM facilities because of a lack of feedstock supply soon after Maruzen Petrochemical had taken its cracker off line on 9 December due to a fire, the source said.
Maruzen Petrochemical has restarted its 520,000 tonne/year cracker on Thursday.
“There have also been other [plant] accidents such as Tosoh’s accident [at its VCM facility] in the west [
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