Japan's Mitsui Chemicals to shut No 1 phenol/acetone plant in Oct

11 April 2013 08:39  [Source: ICIS news]

SINGAPORE  (ICIS)--Japan’s Mitsui Chemicals plans to shut its No 1 phenol/acetone plant in Chiba on 28 October for scheduled maintenance, a company source said on Thursday.

The plant, which has a nameplate capacity of 190,000 tonnes/year of phenol and 114,000 tonnes/year of acetone, will remain off line until 6 December, the source added.

The plant is currently running at full capacity, the source said.

By: Liu Xin
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