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February 10, 2016 5:24 PM ET


Company Overview of Shintech, Inc.

Company Overview

Shintech, Inc. produces polyvinyl chloride resins. Its general-use resins are used in daily life products and various industrial materials, as well as used as a substitute for wood. The company also offers caustic soda that is used in daily life products, such as paper, synthetic textiles, soap, and food, as well as in inorganic chemical products. It serves customers in the United States. The company was incorporated in 1973 and is based in Houston, Texas. Shintech, Inc. operates as a subsidiary of Shin-Etsu Chemical Co., Ltd.

3 Greenway Plaza

Suite 1150

Houston, TX 77046

United States

Founded in 1973





Key Executives for Shintech, Inc.

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Shintech, Inc. Key Developments

Shintech, Inc. Announces $1.4 Billion Ethylene Expansion in Louisiana

Shintech, Inc. announced that it will make a $1.4 billion capital investment to supply its Iberville Parish facilities with new ethylene production capacity. The company will create 100 new direct jobs. Shintech will retain 335 existing direct jobs, with another 350 contract workers also employed at the company sites in Plaquemine and Addis, Louisiana.

Shintech Applies for Construction Permits to Build 500,000 T/Y Ethylene Plant in Louisiana

Shintech has applied for construction permits to build a 500,000 tones per year ethylene plant in Louisiana, aiming to 'assure stable supply' of feedstock to manufacture polyvinyl chloride (PVC). The application has been submitted to the Department of Environment Quality of the US state of Louisiana. Neither the location nor timings for construction had been decided yet. The potential cost of the project has not been evaluated, either.

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