SINGAPORE (ICIS)--Here is a plant status report:
Name: Saudi Methacrylates Company (SAMAC)
Location: Al Jubail, Saudi Arabia
Product: Polymethyl methacrylate (PMMA)
Capacity: 40,000 tonnes/year
Event start: Late February
Event finish: Uncertain
Reason: Preparing to start PMMA unit
Comments: The PMMA unit remains in preparation to start operations, according to a source close to the company.
Its upstream MMA unit restarted in early February, following a shutdown due to equipment issues that initially occurred in early December.