US Q3 acrylonitrile production rises slightly – AFPM

31 October 2012 20:11  [Source: ICIS news]

HOUSTON (ICIS)--US acrylonitrile (ACN) production in the third quarter rose slightly year-on-year, according to data released by the American Fuel & Petrochemical Manufacturers (AFPM) on Wednesday.

Third-quarter ACN production was at 693.6m lb (315,000 tonnes), up from 692.4m lb at the same time in 2011.

Major US acrylonitrile producers include Ascend Performance Materials, Cornerstone Chemicals and INEOS Nitriles – all of which contributed production figures included in the AFPM survey.

By: Wesley Busch
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