Japan’s Mitsubishi Chemical to shut MA plant in mid-June for a month

26 January 2012 03:33  [Source: ICIS news]

SINGAPORE (ICIS)--Japan’s Mitsubishi Chemical Holdings Corporation (MCHC) is planning to shut its 32,000 tonne/year maleic anhydride (MA) plant at Mizushima in Okayama prefecture in the middle of June for maintenance, a company source said on Thursday.

The plant will be shut for a month, the source added.

According to the source, MCHC is not expecting any disruptions to its MA contract supplies as the firm had sufficient time to stock up on its inventories.

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By: Quintella Koh
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