Russia's Titan ups PolyOm PP capacity

25 April 2014 09:53  [Source: ICIS news]

MOSCOW (ICIS)--Russia's Titan Group said on Friday that it has ramped up polypropylene (PP) production capacity at a plant operated by subsidiary PolyOm,  PolyOm, raised its PP capacity.

PolyOm increased PP capacity from 180,000 tonnes/year up to 210,000 tonnes/year, Titan said.

Apart from domestic sales, PolyOm exports PP to asia, eastern Europe and parts of Scandinavia, Titan said. PolyOm uses Spheripol technology supplied by LyondellBasell Industries and Basell Polyolefins, according to the company.

Based in Omsk, Russa, PolyOm started PP production in February 2013. Titan originally expected the PP plant to start operation back in 2006. However, the project was subject to repeated delays.

By: Sergei Blagov
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