China’s Zhejiang Satellite shuts acrylic acid unit for maintenance

18 August 2014 08:21 Source:ICIS News

SINGAPORE (ICIS)--China’s Zhejiang Satellite Petrochemical has shut down its 60,000 tonne/year crude acrylic acid plant at Jiaxing in Zhejiang province for maintenance, a company source said on Monday.

The maintenance period started from 18 August and would last for one week, the source added, but did not provide a clear reason for the shutdown.

The company’s 160,000 tonne/year crude acrylic acid unit and 150,000 tonne/year acrylate ester plants at the same site have remained off line since 23 July, the source said.

By Nicky Wang