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Shokubai to Replace Acrylic Plant

August 29, 2007 |

Chemical Week Editorial Staff

Nippon Shokubai will close an 80,000-m.t./year acrylic acid plant at Sumitomo Chemical’s Ehime, Japan complex and replace it with a similar-sized unit at Shokubai’s Himeji, Japan site, reports say. The Ehime unit will cease operating at year-end. The Himeji plant will start up by the end of 2009, increasing acrylic capacity there to 380,000...

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