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Mitsui Chemicals to shut PTA plant for maintenance
Jul '14
Japan-based Mitsui Chemicals is planning to shut its purified terephthalic acid (PTA) plant for maintenance turnaround.
“The PTA plant will be shut in early September 2014 for around one month,” a company official told fibre2fashion.
Located in Iwakuni, at the eastern end of Yamaguchi Prefecture in Japan, the PTA plant has a production capacity of 400,000 tons/year.
“The plant is currently operating at 70-80 percent operating rates,” the official said.

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