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Saudi Kayan brings polycarbonate plant back online; amines units to follow

3:09 AM MDT | May 1, 2013 | Natasha Alperowicz

Saudi Kayan, a Sabic affiliate, says that its polycarbonate manufacturing facility at Al Jubail has been brought back onstream following maintenance. Kayan announced end of January that it is shutting down a number of plants for “scheduled periodic maintenance.” The polycarbonate plant, with capacity for 260,000 m.t./year, started production again on 30 April, the company says. Kayan is ramping up capacity at the unit.   Kayan is also gradually restarting production at its amines facilities. These facilities are designed to produce 34,000...

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