Japan’s MRC to shut acetone cyanohydrin-based MMA unit on 12 Sept

07 September 2012 08:32  [Source: ICIS news]

SINGAPORE (ICIS)--Japan’s Mitsubishi Rayon Co (MRC) plans to shut its 107,000 tonne/year acetone cyanohydrin-based methyl methacrylate (MMA) line from 12 September to 29 October for maintenance, a company source said on Friday.

The company is currently running the line at around 70% capacity, unchanged since mid-June, the source said.

The company also runs two 55,000 tonne/year butane-based MMA lines in Otake, which are currently operating at 70-80% capacity, the source added.

By: Christina Siantar
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