TITLE

Japan reinvents to counter pressures

AUTHOR(S)
Hariharan, Malini
PUB. DATE
October 2010
SOURCE
ICIS Chemical Business;10/18/2010, Vol. 278 Issue 13, p35
SOURCE TYPE
Trade Publication
DOC. TYPE
Article
ABSTRACT
The article reports that the increasing number of petrochemical facilities in the Middle East and China are building up a pressure on Japan to shut down crackers. However, due to the country's technical skills, it's petrochemical industry is planning to reinvent itself. The leading companies of the country are making important moves including closing of plants, change in product portfolios and formation of new alliances. Recently, Mitsubishi Chemical Corp.. decided to exit from caprolactam.
ACCESSION #
54708900

 

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