Lucite International to shut Singapore MMA plant next week

18 October 2012 11:32  [Source: ICIS news]

SINGAPORE (ICIS)--Lucite International plans to shut its 120,000 tonne/year methyl methacrylate (MMA) plant at Jurong Island in Singapore sometime next week for scheduled maintenance, a company source said on Thursday.

The turnaround is expected to last two weeks and the plant will resume production in early November, the source said.

Lucite International is a subsidiary of Japanese producer Mitsubishi Rayon Co (MRC), which is one of the largest MMA producers in Asia.

By: Christina Siantar
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