29 August 2012 12:24 [Source: ICIS news]
SINGAPORE (ICIS)--Nippon Polyurethane's (NPU's) methyl di-p-phenylene isocyanate (MDI) splitter (separation and purification) in ?xml:namespace>
The facility, at the Rui’an Economic Development Zone in Zhejiang Province, has increased nameplate capacity to 70,000 tonnes/year from its previous 50,000 tonnes/year.
It will gradually be producing commercially viable product in the coming days, the sources added.
At the same time, the company’s 200,000 tonne/year MDI facility at Nanyo in
The unit will be down for 40-45 days until early October, sources said.
Meanwhile, the company’s two other MDI plants at the site – a 70,000 tonne/year unit and a 130,000 tonne/year unit – will be operating normally during this period.
Additional reporting by Vikki Shen in
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