09 April 2013 17:48 [Source: ICIS news]
MOSCOW (ICIS)--Russia-based SIBUR-Neftekhim, a subsidiary of petrochemical holding company SIBUR, completed works to shut down its polyvinyl chloride (PVC), vinyl chloride monomer (VCM), caustic soda and chlorine units in Dzerzhinsk, SIBUR said on Tuesday.
SIBUR-Neftekhim started works to permanently shut down its caprolactam plant on 25 March and completed this on 5 April, the company said.
These production facilities, built between 1930s and 1970s, became obsolete and potentially unsafe, according to SIBUR-Neftekhim.
Based in Dzerzhinsk, Nizhny Novgorod region, central Russia, the caprolactam plant had designed capacities to produce 42,000 tonnes/year of PVC, 36,000 tonnes/year of VCM, 82,000 tonnes/year of caustic soda and 105,000 tonnes/year of liquid chlorine.
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