15 February 2013 02:19 [Source: ICIS news]
SINGAPORE (ICIS)--Japan’s Mitsubishi Chemical Corporation plans to shutdown its 32,000 tonnes/year maleic anhydride (MA) plant at Mizushima in Okayama prefecture in mid-June to mid-July for maintenance, a company source said on Friday.
Mitsubishi will build up inventory prior to the shutdown to maintain supply to the domestic market, the source said.
Separately other Japanese MA producer, Nippon Shokubai, will be having its MA plant maintenance from end-March to April.
For the latest chemical news, data and analysis that directly impacts your business sign up for a free trial to ICIS news - the breaking online news service for the global chemical industry.
Get the facts and analysis behind the headlines from our market leading weekly magazine: sign up to a free trial to ICIS Chemical Business.
|ICIS news FREE TRIAL|
|Get access to breaking chemical news as it happens.|
|ICIS Global Petrochemical Index (IPEX)|
|ICIS Global Petrochemical Index (IPEX). Download the free tabular data and a chart of the historical index|
Asian Chemical Connections