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Nippon Shokubai restarts a few facilities at Himeji site

1:02 AM MST | December 24, 2012 | Deepti Ramesh

Nippon Shokubai says that it has received approval from authorities to restart operations at certain production facilities in the company’s manufacturing complex at Himeji, Japan. The mayor of Himeji had ordered the suspension of operations at all the production facilities at Nippon Shokubai’s Himeji complex following the explosion and fire at the site on 29 September. The accident resulted in the death of one firefighter, as well as several serious injuries. Last month, Nippon Shokubai s was allowed to restart operations at the automotive catalysts...

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