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Iwakuni PTA plant of Mitsui operating at reduced rates
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Apr '13
A purified terephthalic acid (PTA) plant operated by Mitsui Chemicals is presently operating at reduced capacity.
 
“The PTA plant located at Iwakuni in Japan is currently running at 75% capacity rate, due to reduced demand for the product,” a Mitsui official informed fibre2fashion. 
 
On quizzed about any maintenance turnaround at the plant, he said that they undertake a turnaround every year in the months of September-October and the plant stays shut for 30 days.
 
The plant has a PTA production capacity of 400,000 mt/year. 
 

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