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Kaustik Volgograd resumed PVC production

June 13/2019

MOSCOW (MRC) -- Volgograd Kaustik, Russia"s fourth largest polyvinyl chloride (PVC) producer, resumed its polyvinyl chloride (PVC) production capacities after a scheduled turnaround, according to ICIS-MRC Price report.

The company"s customers said that the producer on 11 June began PVC production after almost a month of shutdown. The plant was shut down for the turnaround on 15 May. The plant"s PVC production capacity is 90,000 tonnes/year.

It is also worth noting that next shutdowns for maintenance at Russian PVC plants are scheduled from July.
SayanskKhimPlast and Bashkir Soda Company, which  annual capacities are 350,000 tonnes and 240,000 tonnes, respectively, will take off-stream their production capacities for maintenance.

PVC production at Volgograd Kaustik was launched in December 1972 with the assistance of the Japanese firm Kureh"s specialists. Nikokhim Group is one of the leaders of the Russian chemical industry, the main production assets of which are located in the southern industrial hub of Volgograd.

The holding company includes: JSC Kaustik is the principal plant of the group, manufactures basic products - caustic soda, chloroparaffins, synthetic hydrochloric acid, chlorine trademark, polyvinyl chloride, sodium hypochlorite, etc .; CJSC NikoMag - production of anti-icing materials, magnesium chloride, magnesium oxide and hydroxide; Zirax, Ltd. - production of high-purity reagents for various industries and JSC Poligran - the production of plastic compounds and rigid PVC compounds.
Author:Anna Larionova
Tags:PVC, liquid caustic soda, SPVC, EPS, rigid caustic soda, Kaustik Volgograd.
Category:General News
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