Japan's Mitsubishi Gas Chemical to shut Niigata MMA plant on 6 Oct

27 September 2012 11:28  [Source: ICIS news]

SINGAPORE (ICIS)--Japan’s Mitsubishi Gas Chemical (MGC) is planning to shut its 40,000 tonne/year methyl methacrylate (MMA) plant at Niigata on 6 October for a scheduled turnaround, a company source said on Thursday.

The plant will resume production on 21 November, the source said.

MGC is currently operating the MMA plant at 100%, to stock up inventory ahead of the scheduled shutdown, the source said.

By: Christina Siantar
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