Japan’s Kuraray to shut Nakajo PMMA unit next week
07 June 2012 09:43 [Source: ICIS news]
BRISBANE (ICIS)--?xml:namespace>Japan’s Kuraray plans to shut its 58,000 tonne/year polymethyl methacrylate (PMMA) plant at Nakajo in Niigata prefecture by the middle of next week for maintenance, a company source said on Thursday.
The plant is likely to remain shut until the end of June and on-spec production is expected to resume in July, the source said.
Other PMMA makers in Asia include South Korea’s LG MMA, Japan’s Sumitomo Chemical, France’s Arkema and Taiwan’s Chi Mei.By: Junie Lin
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