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Perstorp Restarts Caprolactones Production After Production Outage

May 2, 2011 | Lindsey Bewley

Perstorp (Perstorp, Sweden) says its Warrington, U.K. plant has resumed caprolactones monomer production following an unexpected technical problem that forced the site offline on April 19. Perstorp temporarily shut down caprolactones production for about 6 days and declared force majeure at the site. “Production is stable, but we have not yet reached full operating rate,” Perstorp says. However, the shutdown allowed the company to perform most of the tie-in work that was planned during May as part of its previously announced caprolactones capacity...

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