Plant status: China's Lucite shuts MMA facility unexpectedly

Source: ICIS News


SINGAPORE (ICIS)--Here is a plant status report:

Name: Lucite International (China)

Location: Shanghai, China

Product: Methyl methacrylate (MMA)

Capacity (tonnes/year): 180,000

Event start:  8 May

Event finish: Unknown

Reason: Environmental reasons

Comments: According to company source, the 180,000 tonne/year MMA unit was shut on 8 May because of environmental reasons. The restart date is uncertain.