PVC production has fully resumed at the plant as of 15 August, a company representative said.after 30 days. The plant’s annual production capacity is 300,000 tonnes.
This is the second and last shutdown for maintenance at Russian PVC plants this year. RusVinyl, with an annual capacity of 330,000 tonnes/year, was the first plant, which shut down its production capacities in late April-early May. Bashkir Soda Company and Kaustik Volgograd do not intend to take their production capacities offstream for turnarounds this year.
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