Arkema's La Chambre MIBK halted for three week turnaround

19 July 2013 11:08  [Source: ICIS news]

LONDON (ICIS)--Arkema has stopped methyl isobutyl ketone (MIBK) production at La Chambre, France, for three weeks to carry out routine maintenance, a  company source said on Friday.

The shutdown at the MIBK unit started on Monday, the source said. The French producer said it has limited MIBK supply as a result of the shutdown.

The  nameplate capacity of the facility is 15,000 tonnes/year, according to the ICIS plants and projects database.

Author: Renee Lawrence

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