With a production capacity of more than 3 million tonnes, Shin-Etsu can without doubt regard itself as the world's largest PVC manufacturer. Production in the Netherlands takes place at two plants near Rotterdam: Botlek and Pernis. The commercial heart of the company is in Hilversum. Our customers use our PVC to make pipeline systems, window frames, flooring, cables and many other types of products. More about us


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September 2014 / Gone through the roof? Recycle it!

PVC roofing is a relatively new product, with a lifetime of more than 30 years. Even so, it can still be recycled. This has less to do with the PVC roofing itself than with the cutting waste that is generated when fitting the PVC strips. This recycling process is mediated by the Roofcollect programme. It is even cheaper than disposing of the cutting waste with normal construction and demolition waste.

August 2014 / Get them while they're young...

Sitting in your tutorial class, listening to your father give a presentation about his profession. How cool is that? More than twenty pupils from Edudelta College were there to hear Jordy’s father, Frans Kroeze, one of our operators, give a presentation on the PVC production process. He also pointed out that all of these processes ultimately result in everyday products like door-frames, window-frames, all kinds of piping, and dashboards.

At Shin-Etsu safety, health and the environment are just as important as a stable production process, healthy profits or satisfied employees.

Our production capacity of more than 3 million tonnes makes us the world's largest PVC manufacturer.