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Mitsubishi Kashima propylene plant No-1 to go offstream
Dec '11
Mitsubishi Chemicals which has been running its propylene plant No-1 at low capacity rates has decided to undertake maintenance shutdown of the plant.

“We will undertake maintenance shutdown of our Kashima propylene plant No-1, which has been running at low capacity rates, due to a slowdown in demand, a Mitsubishi official told fibre2fashion.

He further revealed that the propylene plant, which has been running at 80 percent capacity rates, will be taken off-stream during May-June 2012 for a period of one month.

The Kashima propylene plant No-1 has a production capacity of 170,000 tons per annum.

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