Kaustik Volgograd resumes PVC production

Author: Sergey Karaichentsev


MOSCOW (MRC)--Volgograd Kaustik, Russia’s fourth largest polyvinyl chloride (PVC) producer, has resumed production after the shutdown for a scheduled turnaround, according to ICIS-MRC Price report.

A plant’s representative said the output of PVC began on 12 October after the scheduled maintenance works were finished. The outage was not long and lasted for 21 days. The plant’s annual production capacity is 90,000 tonnes.

This is the last scheduled maintenance shutdown at Russian PVC plants in 2021. SayanskKhimPlast and Bashkir Soda Company shut their production capacities in June-July. RusVinyl is not understood to be planning to carry out maintenance works this year.

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