Japan crisis creates doubt over supplies of polymers

MIRASOL, FELIZA; Lin, Chow Bee; Yan, Helen; Widjaja, Fellana; Hwee, Peh Soo; Victory, Mark
March 2011
ICIS Chemical Business;3/28/2011, Vol. 279 Issue 11, p20
Trade Publication
The article offers information on the impact of the earthquake and tsunami that devastated Japan on March 11, 2011 on the polymer operations in Japan. It offers information on the shut down of Polyethylene (PE) plants owned by Nippon Unicar Co. in Kanagawa, Japan. It mentions that Asahi Kasei Chemicals Corp. would restart its synthetic rubber plant operation in April 2011.


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