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Asahi Kasei's to shut naphtha cracker for maintenance
Dec '13
Japan-based Asahi Kasei Chemicals is likely to shut its naphtha cracker for maintenance turnaround in mid-February, 2014.
“The Mizushima bases naphtha cracker is likely to be taken off-stream for maintenance turnaround from mid-February to mid-April, 2014,” a company official told fibre2fashion.
The naphtha cracker has an annual capacity to produce 470,000 tons of ethylene and 300,000 tons of propylene.
Currently, the naphtha cracker is operating at 85-90 percent of its production capacity, the official informed.

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