Launching Abadan, Ghadir, Bandar Imam and Arvand
petrochemical complexes, will bring Iran’s production capacity of polyvinyl
chloride (PVC) to around 745,000 tons per year.
Nearly nine years have passed
since the inauguration of the country's latest PVC production project, Arvand
Petrochemical Plant, and with the operation of this complex, along with
increasing the production capacity of PVC, the country's petrochemical
production mix has diversified with new grades of suspension and PVC emulsion.
After a decade since the opening
and operation of Iran's latest PVC project, the countdown for the launch and commissioning
of Hegmataneh Petrochemical Plant with a production capacity of 48,000 tons per
year of PVC has started.
The plant will come online in the
second half of the current calendar year, which began on March 20.
Once operational, one of the rarest
petrochemical items will be produced in the plant which is medical grade of
powder and granular PVC. This will turn Iran into an exporters of the item in
Medical grade powder and granular PVC
is one of the most unique petrochemical products in the world and only a few
countries have limited technology to produce this strategic petrochemical