BIAXPLEN - Russian BOPP producer increases production capacity and expands its export operations

BIAXPLEN a daughter company of the petrochemical holding SIBUR is the leading producer of biaxially orientated films (BOPP) in Russia. Production capacity of seven BOPP lines operated by BIAXPLEN is 149 000 t including new line launched in Tomsk in Q4 2013.

In 2014 another start up is scheduled at one of the company’s sites in Novokuybyshevsk. It will be a 5 –layer 30 500 t BOPP line which will increase BIAXPLEN total annual production capacity up to 180 000 tons. It will exceed the local market demand and will contribute to the increase of export deliveries to CIS countries and Europe. BIAXPLEN forecasts increase of specialty films sales including label films both at the local and export markets.

BIAXPLEN export geography covers Italy, Germany, Poland, Spain, Greece, France, Turkey and Baltic states.

In May BIAXPLEN will take part in one of the biggest events in the packaging industry INTERPACK-2014 in Dusseldorf. The company will present a wide portfolio of films and new production capacities.

BIAXPLEN has an extensive experience of cooperation with European customers. It provides short lead times to European countries ( 7 days delivery time to European customer from its main export site in Kursk) as well as dedicated technical support. It contributes to the reputation of BIAXPLEN as a reliable supplier for the European market.

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