IHS Chemical Week

World News and Views :: Top of the News

Poor Demand Forces Mitsubishi Rayon to Postpone Start Up of Carbon Fiber Plant

10:45 PM MDT | March 23, 2009 | Deepti Ramesh

Mitsubishi Rayon says it has decided to postpone the start of production at its previously announced new carbon fiber plant at Otake, Japan by about a year, due to the current severe business environment. Construction work, which is currently underway, will be temporarily halted in line with this decision, Mitsubishi Rayon says. The plant was originally scheduled to begin operations in the fourth quarter of 2009. Following this decision, the plant is scheduled to begin production in the fourth quarter of 2010.  The plant will have a production capacity of...

This information is only available to Chemical Week subscribers.


Forgot your user ID or password?
Click here to have it sent to you.

Risk Free Trial

Email Address

First Name

Last Name

Click here to register and get your RISK-FREE access to chemweek.com

Not an IHS Chemical Week
24/7 member yet?

Here's why you should be:

  • Searchable online archive access of the last 2 years of Chemical Week.
  • Print or digital magazine subscription
  • Price and market change alerts
  • Economic data and statistics
  • Buyers' Guides
  • Webcasts | whitepapers




contact us | about us | customer care | privacy policy | sitemap | advertise

ihsCopyright © 2015 IHS, Inc. All rights reserved. Reproduction in whole or in part without permission is prohibited.

North Asia Russia Southeast Asia China India/Pakistan Middle East Eastern Europe Western Europe Central America Canada USA Australia/New Zealand South America Africa