Sibur Holding launch new polypropylene films production facility in Tomsk, Russia

Sibur opens facility for BOPP-films in Russia

12:01 PM, 6th November 2013
Sibur Holding launch polypropylene films production facility

TOMSK, RUSSIA: Biaxplen, part of Sibur Holding, has launched a new production facility of biaxially oriented polypropylene films (BOPP-films) in Tomsk, Russia. The new production facility is located on the site of SIBUR’s Tomskneftekhim plant, which is the Company’s main polypropylene supplier. The new production line has an annual nameplate capacity of 38,000 tonne per year.

“Sibur is investing in the development of new polymer production plants and is focussed on expansion of its processing facilities. Implementation of these projects is aimed at improvement of our polymers sales, and Sibur should benefit from sales of high value added products. We would like to thank the Tomsk region authorities for their support on this project that we are confident will benefit the regional economy by creating new jobs and tax revenues,” said Leonid Mikhelson, Chairman of Board of Directors, Sibur Holding.

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