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Kazanorgsintez shut LDPE production

April 11/2019

MOSCOW (MRC) -- Kazanorgsintez (part of TAIF Group) has begun shutting down its low density polyethylene (LDPE) production for a scheduled turnaround, according to ICIS-MRC Price Report.

The plant"s representatives said a gradual shutdown for the scheduled maintenance at Kazanorgsintez"s 3rd LDPE line began on 10 April. The full shutdown of this line"s LDPE production is planned to be carried out today. The outage will be long and will last for almost one month. The third line"s production capacity is 140,000 tonnes/year.

It is also worth noting that next shutdowns for maintenance at Russian LDPE plants are scheduled for July. Thus, Angarsk Polymers Plant and Gazprom neftekhim Salavat will take off-stream their production capacities for turnarounds.

PJSC "Kazanorgsintez" (part of TAIF Group) is one of Russia"s largest plants. Kazanorgsintez produces 40% of overall Russian polyethylene (PE) and is the country"s largest exporter. To date, the plant produces PE, polycarbonate (PC), PE pipes, phenol, acetone, bisphenol A. Kazanorgsintez is Russia"s only PC producer. It manufactures a total of 170 items of products. Kazanorgsintez"s annual output is 1.6 million tonnes. The plant is Russia"s largest producer of high density polyethylene (HDPE). The plant"s annual HDPE production capacity is 540,000 tonnes and its annual LDPE capacity is 225,000 tonnes.


mrcplast.com
Author:Margaret Volkova
Tags:PE, LDPE, Gazprom neftekhim Salavat, Angarsk Polymers Plant, Kazanorgsintez, Russia.
Category:General News
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