Volume 84 Issue 16 | p. 19 | Concentrates
Issue Date: April 17, 2006

Mitsubishi boosts polycarbonate

Department: Business

Mitsubishi Chemical will boost polycarbonate production in Japan and is planning to initiate production in China as well. The Japanese facility, expected to come on-line in March 2008, will be located at the company's Kurosaki complex on the island of Kyushu. The $210 million project, which involves shutting down one of two existing 20,000-metric-ton-per-year polycarbonate units at the site and adding a new 60,000-metric-ton unit, will double current annual capacity in Kurosaki to 80,000 metric . . .

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