Toagosei to shut Singapore acrylate esters plant in end-June

12 June 2013 11:58  [Source: ICIS news]

SINGAPORE (ICIS)--Japan’s Toagosei plans to shut its acrylate esters plant in Singapore in end-June for scheduled maintenance, a source close to the company said on Wednesday.

The plant, located on Jurong Island, would be shut for a month long maintenance, the source said.

Toagosei’s Singapore facility includes a 60,000 tonne/year butyl acrylate plant, and a 20,000 tonne/year methyl acrylate/ethyl acrylate swing unit.

The units are currently operating at 100%, the source added.

By: Samuel Wong

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