Kazanorgsintez (KOS, a member of the TAIF group) will begin on September 26 to stop the production of high-pressure polyethylene (LDPE) for scheduled preventive maintenance, according to the ICIS-MRC Price Review.
According to sources at the enterprise, on some LDPE lines the downtime will last until October 24 of this year.
The total annual production capacity of LDPE of Kazanogsintez is 225 thousand tons.
Earlier it was noted that from April 10-12 this year, the WWTP consistently stopped for routine repair of the 3rd stage of the LDPE. Production downtime was long and amounted to almost a month. On May 5, consecutive work began to resume production at the 3rd stage of the LDPE of Kazanorgsintez, and by May 12 the restart was fully completed. The 3rd stage LDPE production annual capacity is 140 thousand tons.
PJSC Kazanorgsintez is one of the largest enterprises in the Russian Federation (TAIF OJSC Group of Companies). It produces 40% of all Russian polyethylene and is its largest exporter. Currently, PE, polycarbonate (PC), polyethylene pipes, phenol, acetone, bisphenol are produced A. KOS is the only Russian manufacturer of PCs. A total of 170 types of products. The annual production volume of 1.6 million tons. The enterprise is the largest Russian producer of pipe low-pressure polyethylene (HDPE). The annual production capacity of HDPE is 540 thousand tons, and LDPE is 225 thousand tons.