03 December 2012 09:47 [Source: ICIS news]
SINGAPORE (ICIS)--China's BASF-YPC Company Ltd plans to shut down its acrylic acid (AA) and acrylate esters units in Nanjing for three weeks of maintenance in January 2013, a company source said on Monday.
The company has a 160,000 tonne/year crude AA unit; a 60,000 tonne/year glacial AA unit; a 55,000 tonne/year methyl acrylate/ethyl acrylate swing unit; and a 100,000 tonne/year butyl acrylate unit at the site.
BASF-YPC is a major supplier of AA and acrylate esters in China.
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