01 February 2013 09:12 [Source: ICIS news]
BRISBANE (ICIS)--Japan’s Mitsubishi Rayon Co (MRC) intends to shut its No 1 55,000 tonne/year butane-based methyl methacrylate (MMA) lines in Otake from March 11 for a turnaround, a company source said on Friday.
The plant will resume production from 19 April, the source added.
Both its No 1 and No 2 55,000 tonne/year butane-based MMA lines at the same site are currently running slightly below 100%, the company source said.
MRC is running its 107,000 tonne/year acetone cyanohydrin-based MMA line at the same site at 70-80% capacity due to insufficient raw materials supply, the company source said.
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