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Kazanorgsintez partially shut PE production

October 22/2021

MOSCOW (MRC) -- Kazanorgsintez (part of TAIF Group) has partially shut its polyethylene (PE) production capacities because of technical issues, according to ICIS-MRC Price report.

The plant"s customers said Kazanorgsintez had partially taken on-stream its low density polyethylene (LDPE) and high density polyethylene (HDPE) production capacities by 21 October due to technical problems. The outage was unplanned, the dates of resumption of full capacity utilisation has not been announced yet.

It is also worth noting that Stavrolen shut its HDPE production on 12 October for scheduled repairs. The Budennovsk producer plans to resume its PE production on 17 November. The plant"s annual production capacity is 300,000 tonnes.

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, Stavrolen, Russia.
Category:General News
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