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Polymir resumed LDPE production

November 14/2018

MOSCOW (MRC) -- Polymir (Novopolotsk, Belarus), part of  JSC "Naftan", has resumed its production of low density polyethylene (LDPE) after shutdown for a scheduled turnaround, according to ICIS-MRC Price report.

The plant"s customers said Polymir resumed production at its second LDPE line (158 grade) on 13 November after a long scheduled maintenance. The outage began in late September and was originally planned for 20 days. The second line"s annual production capacity is 65,000 tonnes. 

As MRC reported earlier, the first line (workshops No.101 and 102) was taken off-stream for maintenance on 3 May, 2018, and the outage lasted slightly more than two weeks.

Polymir (part of Naftan) is Belarus" largest petrochemical company, producing a wide range of chemical products, such as low density polyethylene (LDPE), acrylic fibres, products of organic synthesis, hydrocarbon fractions, etc. Polymir was founded in 1968. The producer uses technologies of the largest foreign companies from Great Britain, Japan, Germany, Italy (Courtaulds, Asahi Chemical Co. Ltd, Kanematsu Gosho, SNIA BPD, etc.), as well as the developments of scientific research institutes and design institutes of the CIS countries. The plant"s annual production capacity is 130,000 tonnes.
Author:Margaret Volkova
Tags:PE, LDPE, Naftan, Polymir, Belarus.
Category:General News
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