China's Huizhou MMA to shut Guangdong unit in mid-May

05 April 2013 09:32  [Source: ICIS news]

BRISBANE (ICIS)--China-based Huizhou MMA plans to shut its 90,000 tonne/year methyl methacrylate (MMA) unit in Guangdong province in mid-May for a catalyst change, a company source said on Friday.

The turnaround is expected to last two weeks, he added.

Huizhou MMA is a subsidiary of Japan’s Mitsubishi Rayon Co (MRC).

The majority of China’s MMA production goes into cast and acrylic sheet applications.


By: Junie Lin



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