09 November 2011 11:41 [Source: ICIS news]
LONDON (ICIS)--Polyvinyl chloride (PVC) production at the ?xml:namespace>
Production of 100,000 tonnes/year at the unit’s 140,000 tonne/year suspension PVC plant in
Twice that amount would be targeted in the second year of production following a capacity expansion, it added.
In late October, negotiations for the acquisition of the unit by Industrie Generali broke down at the last minute over waste disposal expenditure issues, which the Italian economic development ministry said had since been resolved.
Vinyls Italia entered special administration and froze production at its
The ministry said it is continuing to work toward viable deals that could lead to the opening of Porto Marghera, near Venice, which has PVC and vinyl chloride monomer (VCM) units with capacities of 185,000 tonnes/year and 250,000 tonnes/year, respectively, and Porto Torres in Sardinia, which has a 120,000 tonne/year VCM facility and a 65,000 tonne/year emulsion PVC plant.
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