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Business Standard: Sanmar selects Jacobs to build PVC plant in Egypt

Jacobs to provide detailed engineering and procurement assistance services to TCI Sanmar Chemical for expanding the PVC capacity.
22.06.16 | Interesting article at Business Standard

The Chennai-based Sanmar Group has selected the US-based Jacobs Engineering Group to provide engineering and procurement assistance services for its polyvinyl chloride (PVC) expansion project in Egypt.

“The company received a contract to provide detailed engineering and procurement assistance services to TCI Sanmar Chemical SAE (the Egyptian subsidiary of Sanmar) for its polyvinyl chloride plant (PVC-2) expansion project in Port Said, Egypt,” said Jacobs Engineering Group in a press release.

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The PVC-2 facility will have manufacturing capacity of 200,000 tonnes per annum (TPA). Upon completion of PVC-2 project, the total PVC production capacity of TCI Sanmar will be increased to 400,000 TPA, strengthening the company’s position as one of the largest PVC producers in the Middle East and North Africa

“We are delighted to continue our relationship with TCI Sanmar. I am confident our global experience in the industry combined with our strong local knowledge can contribute significant value to this strategically important facility,” commented Vinayak Pai, senior vice president, Jacobs.