Sinopec Mitsubishi Chemical Polycarbonate runs BPA unit at 100%

07 August 2012 05:39  [Source: ICIS news]

SINGAPORE (ICIS)--China’s Sinopec Mitsubishi Chemical Polycarbonate (Beijing) has ramped up the operating rate of its 150,000 tonne/year bisphenol A (BPA) unit at Yanshan in Beijing from 50% to 100% since the beginning of August, a company source said on Tuesday.

The plant was operating at 50% capacity previously, the source added.

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

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

By: Jessica Mao

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