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Nizhnekamskneftekhim commissions 60,000-m.t./year ABS unit

6:25 AM MDT | April 23, 2013 | Francinia Protti-Alvarez

Polymer manufacturer Nizhnekamskneftekhim (Nizhnekamsk, Russia) formally commissioned a 60,000-m.t./year acrylonitrile butadiene styrene (ABS) unit, during a visit by Rustam Minnikhanov, the president of the Russian republic of Tatarstan, the company has announced. The unit, following successful completion of trial runs that started last November, has been able to produce seven out of nine ABS types, the company says. About 7,285 m.t. of extrusion and injection-molding ABS grades were manufactured during the trial period. The plant uses...

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