10/12/2006

Vinnolit Strengthens Leading Position in the Field of PVC Specialities


Vinnolit GmbH & Co. KG, Ismaning, has completed the expansion of Paste-PVC at its Burghausen site well ahead of the scheduled completion date. The €16m project has increased capacity of Emulsion-PVC to 80,000 tonnes/year. The start of operations meets a high demand for Paste-PVC in Western Europe and a continuing dynamic market growth in Eastern Europe. Vinnolit now has a total PVC capacity of 680,000 tonnes/year. With a capacity of 230,000 tonnes/year of PVC for plastisol processing Vinnolit is the worldwide market leader in this field. "With this investment we create the biggest production facility for Paste-PVC worldwide", states Managing Director, Dr Josef Ertl. "In accordance with our strategy we are herewith setting another cornerstone in expanding the leading position in the field of PVC specialities. This proves once again our commitment for this market. And we send a clear signal to our customers that Vinnolit is willing to accompany their growth as a high-quality supplier and reliable partner."

Editorial:Dr. Oliver Mieden, Environmental Affairs / Corporate Communications
Vinnolit GmbH & Co. KG, Carl-Zeiss-Ring 25, D-85737 Ismaning
Tel.: +49 (0)89 – 96103-208, Fax: -109, e-mail: oliver.mieden@vinnolit.com