Japan’s Maruzen to shut Chiba cracker for turnaround from 9 May

26 January 2012 09:32  [Source: ICIS news]

SINGAPORE (ICIS)--Japan’s Maruzen Petrochemical plans to shut its 520,000 tonne/year naphtha cracker in Chiba for turnaround starting 9 May, said a company source on Thursday.

The cracker is expected to resume operations on 21 June, the source said.

Maruzen is currently running its cracker at 80% of capacity, he added.

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