Turkmenistan launches production of polymer pipes

Business Materials 15 January 2020 18:44 (UTC +04:00)
Turkmenistan launches production of polymer pipes

ASHGABAT, Turkmenistan, Jan. 15

By Huseyn Hasanov– Trend:

Turkmen Enjam local company in Turkmenistan has established production of polyethylene and polypropylene plumbing pipes, Trend reports referring to Business-Turkmenistan agency.

Pipes are produced with a diameter from 110 to 630 millimeters and have universal chemical resistance and are able to withstand pressure of 10-16 atmospheres for 50 years.

Production is established in the Ak Bugday district of the Akhal region of Turkmenistan. Equipment from Germany is used for the production of corrugated pipes for laying electrical cables.

Every day, the company produces from 200 to 1,000 meters of polymer products. The launch of new facilities will allow entrepreneurs to meet the needs of utilities and construction companies in a wide variety of pipes, the report said.

The bulk of the raw materials comes from the gas chemical complex of Kiyanly city in Balkan region. The organization of industrial production of polymer products is a new activity area of ​​the Turkmen Enjam company, established in 2007.

Turkmenistan has become one of the biggest suppliers of polymer products to Russia. Plastic products ranks first in the list of goods imported from Turkmenistan. The total cost of polymers supplied to Russia last year is $47.6 million.

Russian entrepreneurs purchase high-density polyethylene for the production of pipes used for transporting water and gas through the Turkmen State Commodity and Raw Materials Exchange.

Moreover, demand for polypropylene is still high. In recent years, Turkmenistan has been leader in supplying this type of polymer to the Russian market and ahead of such countries as Germany, South Korea, Finland, Belgium, Kazakhstan, Austria, Uzbekistan, Italy, the Netherlands and China.

Not only the Turkmenbashi Complex of Oil Refineries, but also the polymer plant in Kiyanly settlement, successfully compete with the world’s leading polypropylene producers, the report said.