Japan’s Mitsui Chemicals eyes end-June shutdown at Osaka MMA plant

01 June 2012 11:21  [Source: ICIS news]

BRISBANE (ICIS)--Japan’s Mitsui Chemicals is planning to shut its 40,000 tonne/year methyl methacrylate (MMA) plant at Sakai in Osaka in end-June for scheduled maintenance, a company source said on Friday.

The turnaround will take about a month to complete, the source said.

Japan has six MMA plants with a combined capacity of 554,000 tonnes/year, according to ICIS data.

By: Junie Lin

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