Mysore Petro Chemicals’ operations from its Phthalic Anhydride (PA) plant at Raichur, Karnataka is been delayed due to some technical problems. The company had planned shutdown of its PA plant for change of catalyst. The shutdown was expected to last for approximately three weeks i.e. upto July 08, 2011. Further, the company had sufficient stock of PA in hand and the product supplies to the customers will be unaffected during the period of shutdown.
Mysore Petro Chemicals is engaged in the manufacture and sale of chemicals. Its products include phthalicanhydride and maleicanhydride. The company had installed capacity to produce 12,000 metric tonnes of PA and 5,400 metric tonnes of MA. Mysore Petro Chemicals PA plant is located at Raichur District, Karnataka, and its MA plant is located at Taloja, Maharashtra.