Russian petrochemical producer Sibur’s 100,000 mt/year dioctyl terephthalate plant in Russia’s Perm Krai region has started production – Sibur reported on its website
The Perm facility is 100% ready for commissioning, with the first batch of dioctyl terephthalate coming off the line and shipped to customers as part of the pre-commissioning pilot.
We have successfully completed the construction, inert environment testing and support unit launch stages. Processing environment testing is currently underway as part of the pre-commissioning exercise, with the first batch of DOTP shipped to customers on 9 March – Konstantin Yugov, CEO of SIBUR-Khimprom
SIBUR’s Perm-based DOTP facility will be Europe’s largest production site of its kind, setting the stage for the Company to assert its market leadership with 100 kt of DOTP manufactured annually. This eco-friendly and safe plasticiser is a key component in floor and roof coatings, wallpaper, cable compounds and other construction products designed to enhance their durability and wear and cold resistance.
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April 11, 2019