Japan’s Nissan Chemical plans July turnaround at melamine unit

23 January 2013 09:12  [Source: ICIS news]

SINGAPORE (ICIS)--Japan’s Nissan Chemical Industries plans to shut its 50,000 tonne/year melamine unit at Toyama in July for its annual turnaround, a company source said on Wednesday.

The company plans to shut the melamine unit for about one and a half months, the source said.

Nissan Chemicals Industries is currently operating the unit at about 80% of capacity, he said.

“Operating rates were ramped up from end-December, and is likely to maintain at this level in the near term,” the source added.

By: Samuel Wong

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