Lucite shuts Shanghai MMA plant for turnaround

07 March 2014 10:22  [Source: ICIS news]

SINGAPORE (ICIS)--Lucite International on 5 March shut its 100,000 tonne/year methyl methacrylate (MMA) plant in Shanghai for a turnaround, sources close to the company said on Friday.

The plant is expected to be offline for about 55 days, the source said.

The company currently operates another MMA plant in Singapore which can produce up to 130,000 tonnes/year of MMA.

Lucite International is a subsidiary of Japanese producer Mitsubishi Rayon Co (MRC), which is one of the largest MMA producers in Asia.
By: Eric Su
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