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The latest news of the polymer industry

In 2017, Nizhnekamskneftekhim will increase production of linear low-density polyethylene (LDPE) by 1.5 times)
“Nizhnekamskneftekhim”, the only domestic producer of LDPE, continues to increase the volume of production of scarce raw materials in the Russian market. The share of linear polyethylene in the total production will increase by 1.5 times, and by the end of 2017 should reach the figure of 100 thousand tons. About it during the conference ” Polyethylene. Polypropylene 2017 ” was reported by Marat Fatykhov, Deputy commercial Director and head of advertising and exhibitions Department of NKNH.

The company is actively working to expand the range of branded polyethylene and in the near future it is planned to master the production of LDPE for blowing and lamination (an analogue of imported Sabic 118), to continue the development of polyethylene for rotational molding and improve the performance of polyethylene ESCR for injection and compression molding.

In addition, among the priority areas of work of Nizhnekamskneftekhim is the creation of polyethylene for the cable sheath, a trial batch of 100 tons has already been released, as well as the establishment of production of bimodal block copolymers for the automotive industry on a permanent basis.