“KazanOrgSintez” is one of the largest companies of the chemical industry in Russia. It is very important for the development of Tatarstan economy. Today the company produces polyethylene, polyethylene pipes, phenol, acetone, ethylene glycol, ethanolamines, bisphenol, polycarbonate and other products of organic synthesis.
“KazanOrgSintez” makes more than one million tons of chemical products annually. It produces more than 38% of all Russian polyethylene which makes it to be the largest supplier of this material in the country.
They began to build the plant in 1959. The first products were made in 1963.
It is the only plant in Russia that produces polycarbonates using clean methods and a non-waste technology.
This is a bisphenol-A producing plant.
The main products are: bisphenol A, phenol and acetone. The main raw materials are propylene and benzene.
Nine thousand people work at the plant.
The total area of the plant is 4,2 km2.
More than 20% of all products are exported.
What smell is there over the plant, we wonder?