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Iran opens world's biggest PVC complex


TEHRAN (ISNA)-The world's biggest PVC complex was launched in southeastern Iran, Mahshahr Port on Monday.
Iran officially opened Arvand Petrochemical Complex on May 21 in presence of Iranian President Mahmoud Ahmadinejad and turned to becomes the world's largest producer of PVC.
The complex possesses the biggest physical production cycle in the world and the complex annually produces 340,000 tons.
Polyvinyl Chloride (PVC), Ethylene Dichloride (EDC), Chloralkali (CA) and Vinyl Chloride Monomer (VCM) are some products of the petrochemical complex.
The complex will annually produce 300,000 tons of Grade S and 40,000 tons of Grade E of PVC productions.
Arvand Complex productions will be used in developing different kinds of plastics, pipes, dyes, home appliances, detergents and disinfectant chemicals.
Ahmadinejad will also inaugurate the oxygen and nitrogen units in Marun Petrochemical Complex. The production line can produce 10 tons of oxygen and nitrogen in an hour.