Today, Nizhnekamskneftekhim PJSC and Haldor Topsoe signed license and engineering contracts at TAIF’s headquarters, under which a methanol production technology will be supplied with a capacity of 500 thousand tons per year. The contracts were signed by the General Director of Nizhnekamskneftekhim PJSC (a TAIF Group company) Azat Bikmurzin and the President of Haldor Topsoe Bjerne S. Clausen.
The delegation of TAIF Group under the leadership of Albert Shigabutdinov, General Director, TAIF JSC took part in the signing ceremony.
The main area of methanol (methyl alcohol) application in Nizhnekamskneftekhim PJSC is the production of formaldehyde, which in turn is the raw material for isoprene production. The new methanol plant will be built to improve the efficiency and reduce the cost of isoprene rubber production.
Haldor Topsoe is a world leader in catalysis and the research on physical and chemical properties of a surface. The company offers optimal solutions for the tasks they face. The company makes the utmost use of technological processes and the production at the minimum consumption of energy and resources with minimal environmental impact. The company is headquartered in Denmark. Haldor Topsoe has design and research offices, production facilities and sales and service units in various countries around the world. In 2017, our revenue was about US$ 760 million, and the number of employees was about 2,100 people.
Nizhnekamskneftekhim PJSC is one of the largest petrochemical companies in Eastern Europe enjoying leading positions among domestic producers of synthetic rubber, plastics and ethylene. It is a part of TAIF Group. The company was established in 1967, with the main production facilities located in Nizhnekamsk, Republic of Tatarstan.
The product slate includes more than 120 items. The company's products are exported to 50 countries in Europe, America and Southeast Asia. The share of export in the total volume of production is about 50%.
TAIF Group, which has more than 43 thousand employees, is a production and investment company enjoying significant assets and huge production capacity, flexible and high-level management. TAIF Group, which consists of 54 subsidiaries and affiliated companies, operates in various fields running the following main businesses: oil and gas processing and petrochemicals, telecommunications, construction, banking and investment, and services. All the enterprises are closely linked in terms of finance, engineering, technology, and management.
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