07 February 2011 09:56 [Source: ICIS news]
MOSCOW (ICIS)--Sibur-Khimprom has started construction of a second expandable polystyrene (EPS) unit which will have a capacity of 50,000 tonnes/year, the subsidiary of ?xml:namespace>
The new unit is due on stream in 2012, a Sibur spokesman said, without disclosing further details.
Sibur-Khimprom announced in November 2010 that it had started operating its first 50,000 tonne/year EPS unit.
The company also said that modernisation of its existing styrene production facility had increased its capacity from 100,000 tonnes/year to 135,000 tonnes/year.
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