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Mitsui's naphtha cracker operating at 100% capacity
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Nov '14
Japan-based Mitsui Chemicals, a part of the Mitsui conglomerate, is operating its Chiba-based naphtha cracker at 100 per cent operating rates.
 
“We are operating the naphtha cracker at full capacity,” a company official told fibre2fashion.
 
The naphtha cracker remained shut for some days in September 2014 due to some technical issues.
 
The cracker has an annual capacity to produce 600,000 tons of ethylene and 331,000 tons of propylene.
 
Both ethylene and propylene are used as raw materials for producing man-made fibre in the textile industry. (RKS)
 

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