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Mitsubishi to restart naphtha cracker in May
Apr '11
Mitsubishi Chemical Corp announced that its plans to restart the number–2 naphtha cracker at the Kashima plant around May 20.

The cracker has a capacity to produce 453,000 tons of ethylene per year. The plant was shut down following a massive earthquake which shook Japan on March 11.

Mitsubishi also announced that it would also restart the number-1 cracker on June 27, which has been shut down for a planned maintenance.

The number-1 cracker has a name plate capacity to produce 375,000 tons of ethylene per annum.

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