Polyninyl chloride (PYe) was first manufactured in 1931 as a robust and lightweight new plastic. This breaktrought materials was brought about to substitute public lifelines such as water supply, sewage pipes, or power lines. It is also used in building materials such as sidings, flooring and roofing sheets, or parts for automobile and home electrical appliances. Consumer PYC products include food wraps, synthetic lather and stationary. As you can see, PYC is used in a vast range of applications to support everyday life. 25 mil1ion tons ofPYC is used around the globe today, both in industrialized and developing countries, due to its cost efficiency, durability, processability and resource saving features. (Kajigano; General Manager Environment & PR Department of VEC)