Sibur Starts Production at Russian Styrenics Plant

Sibur has started production of ethyl-benzene, styrene and expandable polystyrene at its upgraded plant in Perm, Russia.

The company has invested more than R8bn ($260m) to upgrade and expand the plant's capacity.

The plant will be able to produce 220,000t of ethyl-benzene per year, a 100,000t increase, 50,000t expandable polystyrene per year.