Japan's Nippon Shokubai sets Nov, Dec maintenance at two AA units

23 October 2013 11:20  [Source: ICIS news]

SINGAPORE (ICIS)--Japan’s Nippon Shokubai plans to shut its two acrylic acid (AA) plants in November-December for scheduled maintenance, a source familiar with the matter said on Wednesday.

Its 160,000 tonne/year AA unit in Himeji, Japan will be shut in November for a month of inspection and maintenance, the source said.

In December, Nippon Shokubai will shut its new 80,000 tonne/year AA unit and its 90,000 tonne/year super absorbent polymer (SAP) unit in Cilegon, Indonesia, the source said, without specifying the duration of the shutdown.


By: Samuel Wong



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