Ube Industries to shut Thai capro line for June maintenance

27 May 2014 14:43 Source:ICIS News

SINGAPORE (ICIS)--Japan-based Ube Industries will shut its 130,000tonne/year caprolactam (capro) line in Rayong, Muang, Thailand on 1 June for a planned maintenance, according to the company source on Tuesday.

The maintenance is scheduled for 40 days until July, the source added.

Meanwhile, the company has another 100,000 tonne/year capro plant in Yamaguchi, Ube City, Japan, which is currently under maintenance and will be restarting in the first week of June.

By Daphne Ho