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In Russia investments in polymers processing doubled

June 22/2011

MOSCOW (MRC) -- In Russia over the four months investments in equipment made USD 133, according to MRC EquiPlast. Over this period Russian companies purchased 651 complete equipment lines. 

The most considerable investments were made in the sector of IM: over USD 48 were spent for IM equipment (295 complete lines). Mainly investments were made in the central economic region - 133 complete lines and north-west region Ц 54 items. Companies also developed  the sector of production of polymer pipes Ц USD 18.8 mln (14%), foaming Ц USD 14.1 mln (11%), profiles  Ц USD 9.7 mln (7%).

In March 2011, among invested USD 46 mln about USD 13 mln were spent for capacities of polystyrene foaming: 5 complete lines were supplied, among them Ц 2 lines from Krauss Maffei and one line from Heitz. Among invested USD 13 mln about USD 10 mln were spent for equipment for  XPS plates production, yet about USD 3 mln Ц for EPS formworks production.

In April, Russian companies increased investments in processing equipment to USD 50 mln: USD 22.5 mln was spent for equipment for plastics IM, USD 12 mln Ц for pipes production, and nearly USD 4 mln - compounding.

Detailed analysis on investments in polymers processing by technologies, sectors, finished goods, countries-suppliers and types of equipment is presented in MRC report EquiPlast.

Tags:foaming, compounding, IM.
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