Rustam Minnikhanov participated in the event held to mark the 55th anniversary of the company’s establishment and the 50th anniversary of its first output production.
Kazanorgsintez OJSC is the pride of the republic. This was stated today by the President of the Republic of Tatarstan Rustam Minnikhanov at the function to mark the 55th anniversary of the establishment of Kazanorgsintez OJSC and the 50th anniversary of its first output production.
The ceremony was held in the Pyramid Culture and Entertainment Complex (Kazan), as the press service of RT President informs. Rustam Minnikhanov reminded that after adopting a decision about the construction of a plant 55 years ago, a new complex appeared in the republic; today it is one of the leading petrochemical enterprises country-wide. “Kazanorgsintez is the pride of our republic, he said. The enterprise has passed through different times, the period of its formation, and the tough 90s. Yet the production was maintained.”
Rustam Minnikhanov expressed his deep gratitude to the enterprise’s old workers. The development of Kazanorgsintez OJSC was triggered upon the coming of its strategic partner – TAIF Group, and later it became one of the most advanced enterprises in the country. And this is only the first stage of development, the RT President said, it will be followed by the second, more ambitious one. “I am confident that Kazanorgsintez will be able to address all the tasks set,” he said, “because the production facilities, material resources and, above all, human resources of the company meet all the up-to-date requirements.”
Rustam Minnikhanov expressed appreciation to every employee, who contributes to the company’s and the republic’s economy, and extended his gratitude to the executive committee, the Board of Directors of Kazanorgsintez OJSC and its major stakeholder – TAIF PSC.
“It is a pleasure to work with such a dynamic team, RT President stressed. Rest assured that all of your endeavors will be supported by the government of the republic. Because your welfare is the welfare of the republic. Today, Kazanorgsintez is among the top five budget revenue generating enterprises of Tatarstan. It is the enterprise that bears a great social responsibility, too. Thank you very much for everything.”
Rustam Minnikhanov handed the state awards to the company’s employees, including the Letter of Acknowledgment of the President of the Republic of Tatarstan.
The ceremony continued with a concert with singing and dance performances.
For reference. Kazanorgsintez OJSC is the largest Russian polyethylene producer, which consists of 7 plants and auxiliary facilities covering a 420 ha area, manufactures 170 kinds of products, and takes 27 per cent of export sales. The controlling stake belongs to TAIF Group, the blocking stake – to the Government of the Republic of Tatarstan. The major feedstock (ethane) supplier is Gazprom JSC. The main types of its products are high and low density polyethylene and its compounds, low density linear polyethylene, bimodal polyethylene, polyethylene pipes and fittings, bisphenol A, textile-processing chemicals and modifiers, dust catchers, ethanol amines, ethylene glycols, phenol, acetone, butyl cellosolve, oxygen (liquefied and gaseous), nitrogen, argon gaseous and liquefied, and corrosion inhibitors.