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Shortage of MEK Forces Ube to Stop MEK Oxime Production

1:30 AM MDT | March 24, 2011 | Deepti Ramesh

Ube Industries says that a shortage of methyl ethyl ketone (MEK) following the earthquake and tsunami that struck the northeast of Japan on March 11, will force Ube to soon shut down production and shipment of MEK oxime. MEK is the main raw material for MEK oxime. It is not possible at this time to estimate when the shipment will restart, Ube...

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