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Asahi Kasei Builds Acetonitrile Plant in Korea

2:04 AM MST | March 8, 2012 | Deepti Ramesh

Asahi Kasei Chemicals (AKC), an Asahi Kasei subsidiary, says it will construct a new acetonitrile plant at Ulsan, Korea. The plant will have a production capacity of 11,000 m.t./year, and is expected to start production in January 2014. Construction of the plant will begin this month. A second production base for acetonitrile, in addition to the company’s plant at Kawasaki, Kanagawa Prefecture, Japan, will ensure AKC a reliable supply of acetonitrile as demand continues to grow rapidly worldwide, Asahi says. Acetonitrile is produced by refining crude...

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