Japan’s Mitsui Chemicals to restart Singapore phenol/acetone plant

27 September 2013 08:31  [Source: ICIS news]

SINGAPORE (ICIS)--Japan's Mitsui Chemicals plans to restart its phenol/acetone plant at Jurong Island in Singapore on 1 October,  a company source said on Friday.

The plant, which has a nameplate capacity of 300,000 tonnes/year of phenol and 180,000 tonnes/year of acetone, was taken off line on 29 August for annual maintenance, the source added.

Spot supply has been tight because of the ongoing shutdown, the source said.

By: Liu Xin
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