Tag: VCM

Westlake to expand capacities

Westlake Chemical Corporation (WLK) will expand capacities for the production of polyvinyl chloride (PVC) and vinyl chloride monomer (VCM) at three of its chemical facilities.

Shin-Etsu PVC to expand VCM plant

Shin-Etsu PVC BV in the Netherlands will expand its VCM production capacity from 500,000 tpy to 600,000 tpy.

Uhde lands China contract

Dortmund-based Uhde GmbH has been awarded a contract by Sinopec International in Beijing to engineer China’s biggest vinyl chloride (VCM) plant with a capacity of 400,000 tonnes per year.

Monomer plant in China?

South Korea's LG Chem is studying whether to build a vinyl chloride monomer plant in China to complement its proposed ethylene dichloride plant in Australia, a company source has said.