Did you know that the entire Shin-Etsu group produces about 4,150 kilotons of PVC per year? This makes Shin-Etsu the global market leader in PVC.
Within the Shin-Etsu group, Shintech produces the most PVC (2,950 kilotons), followed by Shin-Etsu Chemical in Japan (550 kilotons). Here in the Netherlands we produce 450 kilotons, which puts us in third place. The CIRES plant in Portugal produces about 200 kilotons.