Home / Knowledge / News / Textiles / JX Nippon restarts Mizushima PX line after turnaround
JX Nippon restarts Mizushima PX line after turnaround
Mar '13
Japan based JX Nippon Oil and Energy Corp has restarted a Paraxylene (PX) line at its Mizushima plant, which underwent a turnaround.

“Line no-3 of the PX plant located in Mizushima which went off-stream on January 31, 2013 has been restarted after a maintenance turnaround on March 21,” a JX Nippon official told fibre2fashion.
She also added that line no-3 which has a PX capacity of 350,000 tons per annum is now running at full capacity.
JX Nippon Oil and Energy Corp operates five PX plants across Japan. The PX plant in Mizushima has three lines. Line no-1 and line no-2 each have a production capacity of 230,000 tons per year, while line no-3 has a production capacity of 350,000 tons per year. 
The PX plant located in Oita has a capacity of 440,000 tons per year and Kawasaki has a capacity of 400,000 tons per annum.
JX operates two PX lines in Kashima. Line no-1 has a capacity of 170,000 tons per year and line no-2 has capacity of 475,000 tons per year. 
The Chita based plant too has two PX lines, each with a capacity of 200,000 tons per annum. 
All the PX plants are currently operating at near capacity rates. 

Fibre2fashion News Desk - India

Must ReadView All

Textiles | On 23rd Jan 2017

China’s cotton imports down 39% in 2016

China’s total cotton imports declined by 39.1 per cent to ...tons in...

Textiles | On 23rd Jan 2017

MagnaColours develops new sustainability standard

MagnaColours, manufacturer of printing inks and ink bases, discharge...

Courtesy: ZDHC

Textiles | On 23rd Jan 2017

ZDHC adds six new contributors for sustainability

Zero Discharge of Hazardous Chemicals (ZDHC) programme has added six...

Interviews View All

Yash Maniyar
Rekha Maniyar

Indian fashion market is growing at a staggering rate

Amardeep Singh
Orient Craft

'In export markets, the trend in terms of embroidery, is towards matte...

Pratik Bachkaniwala
Palod Himson Machines

Fabric processing machines are picking up

Steve Cole
Xerium Technologies

Steve Cole of Xerium Technologies discusses the industry. Xerium is the...

Mohammad Hassan
Biax Fiberfilm

About one in every 20 patients picks up an infection while hospitalised....

Mark Paterson
Technical Absorbents Ltd

Mark Paterson, R&D manager of Technical Absorbents Ltd talks about Super...

Pranav Mishra

Designers Pranav Mishra and Shyma Shetty’s Huemn is known for its...

Judy Frater
Somaiya Kala Vidya

Among the many honours showered on Frater, including Fulbright and Ford...

Mike Hoffman
Gildan Activewear SRL

Gildan Activewear, a manufacturer and marketer of branded clothing and...

Press Release

Press Release

Letter to Editor

Letter to Editor

RSS Feed

RSS Feed

Submit your press release on


Letter To Editor

(Max. 8000 char.)

Search Companies

January 2017

January 2017

Subscribe today and get the latest update on Textiles, Fashion, Apparel and so on.


Browse Our Archives


Subscribe today and get the latest News update in your mail box.
Advanced Search