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Kazanorgsintez resumes LDPE production

May 28/2020

MOSCOW (MRC) -- Kazanorgsintez (part of TAIF Group) has restarted some of its low density polyethylene (LDPE) production capacities after shutdown for a scheduled turnaround, according to ICIS-MRC Price report.

The plant"s customers said Kazanorgsintez had completely resumed production at its third LDPE line after the annual scheduled maintenance. A gradual launch of production began a week earlier, and the outage started on 19 April.

The third line"s production capacity is 140,000 tonnes/year.

It is also worth noting that next shutdowns for turnarounds at Russian LDPE plants are scheduled for late June-early July. Angarsk Polymers Plant will shut down its production capacities for a month from 22 June, whereas Gazprom neftekhim Salavat will take off-stream its production from 1 July.

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, Gazprom neftekhim Salavat, Angarsk Polymers Plant, Kazanorgsintez, Rossiya.
Category:General News
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