17 August 2012 07:48 [Source: ICIS news]
BRISBANE (ICIS)--Sumitomo Chemical Singapore is planning to shut its 90,000 tonne/year No 3 methyl methacrylate (MMA) line at ?xml:namespace>
The turnaround is expected to last more than a month and is slated to be restarted in early October this year, he added.
Meanwhile, the firm is expected to restart its 53,000 tonne/year No 1 MMA line at the same site following planned a turnaround that lasted three to four weeks, the source said.
The company also runs a third MMA line at the same site with 80,000 tonnes/year of capacity. The line is currently running at high rates, according to the source.
Sumitomo Chemical Singapore has a combined MMA capacity of 223,000 tonnes/year.
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