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Kazanorgsintez shuts LDPE production for scheduled turnaround

April 20/2021

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

The plant"s customers said on 16 April, Kazanorgsintez completely shut production at its third LDPE line for the annual scheduled maintenance. The outage will be lengthy, with the completion of the maintenance works is scheduled for mid-May.

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

At the same time, the next shutdowns for maintenance at Russian LDPE plants are planned in June-July. 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.
Author:Margaret Volkova
Tags:PE, LDPE, Gazprom neftekhim Salavat, Taif, Kazan, Angarsk Polymers Plant, Kazanorgsintez, Russia.
Category:General News
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