23 August 2012 04:19 [Source: ICIS news]
SINGAPORE (ICIS)--Japan’s Nippon Polyurethane (NPU) has brought forward the annual maintenance schedule for its 200,000 tonne/year methyl di-p-phenylene isocyanate (MDI) facility to end-August from mid-September, a company source said late on Wednesday.
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The unit will be down for 40-45 days, the source said, adding that the company’s two other MDI plants at the site – a 70,000 tonne/year unit and a 130,000 tonne/year MDI unit – will operate normally during this period.
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