24 October 2012 10:51 [Source: ICIS news]
The No 2 unit was taken off line on 10 September, the source said.
The company’s 120,000 tonne/year No 1 SM unit at the same site also had a turnaround from late August and was restarted on 14 October, the source said.
Idemitsu Kosan’s third SM plant with a 210,000 tonne/year capacity is located in
The company will not schedule any maintenance for the three plants in 2013, the source said.
Other Japanese SM producers include Asahi Kasei Chemical, Denka, Nihon Oxirane and Taiyo Petrochemical.
($1 = €0.77)
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