22 November 2012 01:27 [Source: ICIS news]
SINGAPORE (ICIS)--China’s Sinopec Mitsubishi Chemical Polycarbonate (Beijing) Co shut down its 150,000 tonne/year bisphenol A (BPA) unit at Yanshan in Beijing on 21 November due to some unspecified problems, a company source said on Thursday.
The shutdown is expected to last one week, the source added.
Meanwhile the company’s downstream 60,000 tonne/year polycarbonate (PC) unit was operating at 50% capacity since late October due to weak downstream demand, the source said.
Sinopec Mitsubishi Chemical Polycarbonate (Beijing) Co is a joint venture between Chinese major Sinopec and Japan’s Mitsubishi Chemical and Mitsubishi Engineering Plastics.
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