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Nippon Shokubai operates EO plants at full capacity
Nov '13
Japan-based Nippon Shokubai is currently operating both its Ethylene Oxide (EO) plants at Kawasaki at full capacity.
“Both the Ukishima and Chidori EO plants at Kawasaki are running at 100 percent production capacity,” a company official told fibre2fashion.
The Ukishima and the Chidori plants have a capacity to produce 160,000 mt/year and 165,000 mt/year of EO, respectively.
In addition to EO, these plants produce Ethylene Glycol (EG) and other derivatives like Ethanolamines (EA) and Glycol Ether (GE).
The two plants have a combined capacity to produce 150,000 mt/year of Monoethylene Glycol (MEG).

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