PJSC 'Nizhnekamskneftekhim'

26.03.2020   

”Daughter" of PJSC Nizhnekamskneftekhim will increase production for the manufacture of medical masks

On March 25, Mr. Rustam Minnikhanov, Tatarstan President, visited the subsidiary of PJSC Nizhnekamskneftekhim - JSC Polymatiz as part of a working visit to the Alabuga special economic zone. The Head of the Republic was accompanied by Airat Safin, General Director of Nizhnekamskneftekhim, Timur Shigabutdinov, Deputy General Director and Commercial Director, Boris Averyanov, the Deputy General Director for investments, corporate governance and property management, Radik Yarullin, the Director of Polymatiz.

Distinguished guests examined the polymer processing production lines of JSC Polimatiz. This subsidiary of PJSC Nizhnekamskneftekhim, which is part of TAIF Group, solves the important task set by the Government of the Republic of Tatarstan to process 30-50% of polymers in the Republic at small and medium-sized businesses. Since April 2007 subsidiary has been a resident of the SEZ "Alabuga". The official opening of JSC Polymatiz and the commissioning of equipment with a design capacity of 10,000 tons per year took place in July 2009. PJSC Nizhnekamskneftekhim is one of the suppliers of raw materials - propylene homopolymer for JSC Polimatiz.

The main products of the Company are polypropylene non-woven material, which is used for the making of medical face protecting masks. For an hour of work, Polymatiz can produce material for the manufacture of 500 thousand masks. If necessary, it can increase production by 10 times.

The Company is equipped with advanced machinery and technology. All products manufactured at JSC Polimatiz are certified and comply with the state sanitary and epidemiological rules and regulations. It finds its application in various industries: construction, agriculture, furniture and textile manufacturing, medicine, hygiene and many others. This includes disposable medical clothing, consumable cosmetic products for cosmetic and treatment salons, sterile medical kits and masks. All products are subjected to strict control at every step.

Due to the COVID-19 coronavirus pandemic and increased demand for medical masks, the Company significantly increases the production of non-woven materials for medical and hygienic purposes, improving the quality characteristics of brands for medicine (microbial permeability and resistance to the spread of microorganisms, softness and physical and mechanical properties).

For the first time in January-February 2020, non-woven fabrics with improved quality characteristics for medical and hygienic purposes were produced.

Currently, JSC Polymatiz is considering a possibility of producing 110 to 120 medical masks per minute.


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