Sinopec Mitsubishi Chemical Polycarbonate restarts BPA unit

08 June 2012 04:02  [Source: ICIS news]

SINGAPORE (ICIS)--China’s Sinopec Mitsubishi Chemical Polycarbonate (Beijing) Co Ltd restarted its 150,000 tonne/year bisphenol A (BPA) unit at Yanshan in Beijing on 5 June, a company source said on Friday.

The plant was shut down for maintenance on 22 May and is now operating at 50% capacity, the source added.

The company will soon supply BPA to its contract customers and its downstream polycarbonate (PC) plants, sources close to the company said.

Sinopec Mitsubishi Chemical Polycarbonate (Beijing) Co Ltd is a joint venture between Chinese major Sinopec and Japan’s Mitsubishi Chemical and Mitsubishi Engineering Plastics.

By: Jessica Mao

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