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Nizhnekamsk Awards Toyo PS Contract; Ups Styrenics Output

7:47 AM MDT | July 18, 2012 | Natasha Alperowicz

Nizhnekamskneftekhim (Nizhnekamsk, Russia), one of the leading petrochemical producers in Russia and the country’s largest styrenics player, is adding a fourth polystyrene (PS) line at its Nizhnekamsk manufacturing complex. The company says that it signed today a contract with Toyo Engineering for the construction of a new PS line. This announcement follows the completion of the three existing PS plants in 2003, 2006, and 2008 . Nizhnekamskneftekhim last year produced 187,500 m.t. of PS, accounting for 61% of Russia’s total production...

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