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Kazanorgsintez shuts PE production

September 27/2019

MOSCOW (MRC) -- Kazanorgsintez (part of TAIF Group) has completely shut down its high density polyethylene (HDPE) production for a scheduled turnaround, according to ICIS-MRC Price report.

The plant"s customers said Kazanorgsintez completely took off-stream its HDPE for the annual scheduled maintenance on 26 September. Besides, the plant"s low density polyethylene (LDPE) production capacities were also shut at the same time.

The outage will be quite long and the completion of the maintenance works is planned only by 20 October. The shutdown of production capacities will take place in two stages, and a complete resumption of production at all reactors after the turnaround is expected by 24 October.

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.
Author:Margaret Volkova
Tags:PE, LDPE, HDPE, Kazanorgsintez, Russia.
Category:General News
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