06 August 2013 16:22 [Source: ICIS news]
LONDON (ICIS)--French specialty chemicals producer Arkema will enter into a planned turnaround for routine maintenance on its acrylic acid (AA) and acrylate esters facilities in September, a source from the company said on Tuesday.
Arkema has a crude AA equivalent capacity of 276,000 tonnes/year at its Carling, France site.
“We will be having our usual annual shutdown during September,” the source said.
“We will be managing business in the usual manner [during the outage],” it added.
AA and acrylate esters are principally propylene derivatives.
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