In this week's issue of ICIS Chemical Business:
October 15-21, 2012

Cover story

News focus: Evonik to explore feedstock options for US methyl methacrylate plant

Germany-based chemical firm Evonik will explore feedstock options for its planned 120,000 tonne/year methyl methacrylate (MMA) plant in the US. And a number of petrochemical expansions based on cheap local shale gas feedstock could provide supplies.

 Rex Features

Evonik selects its Mobile, Alabama site for new MMA plant

"The Mobile site has a unique advantage which offers both inbound and outbound logistics.



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