03 July 2012 08:12 [Source: ICIS news]
The restart has been postponed by a day from the company’s original plan.
The plant at
Jilin Petrochemical’s other 15,000 tonne/year MIBK plant at the same site has been largely idle since September 2008, partly because of poor economics.
MIBK, which is derived from acetone, is used mainly as a solvent for industrial paints and thinners and in the production of rubber chemicals.
Other MIBK makers in
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