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UWC Subsidiary UNICON 1520 to Provide Tank Containers and Flat Cars to RusVinyl

UNICON 1520 tank container
UNICON 1520 tank container © UWC

Container transportation company UNICON 1520, which is part of United Wagon Company, will provide tank containers and flat cars to RusVinyl.

RusVinyl is a joint undertaking between SIBUR Holding (Russia) and Solvay (Belgium).

In essence, the agreement the two parties signed covers the transportation of sodium hydroxide over a two-year period. Sodium hydroxide is part of the manufacturing process of paper, metal and food, as well as other goods. The agreement covers the geographic area of Russia as well as port access via both Finland and the Baltics.

Victor Ivanov, Executive Director, UNICON 1520, said:

“RusVinyl is a fast-growing enterprise, today numbering among Russia’s leaders in polyvinyl chloride production. This partnership will provide us with new shipping opportunities within the plastics industry.”

Andrey Zhukov, Director of Logistics at RusVinyl, said:

“This partnership will simplify our logistics operations and give a further boost to our market competitiveness.”

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