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8 – RIA Tomsk. The Cross-industrial Center for Joint Technological Development,
created in the Tomsk region with participation of large industrial holdings,
including SIBUR, is developing rapidly degradable plastics; the technology will
be of great importance for the environment, the governor Sergei Zhvachkin said
on Sunday on the Russia-24 television channel.
previously reported that in the spring of 2019, SIBUR became a member of the
supervisory board of the Cross-Industrial Center for Joint Technological
Developments created in the Tomsk region. The holding expects with the help of
scientific and technological community of the region (universities, research
centers and enterprises of real sector) to implement projects in the areas of digitalization
and chemical production.
September 8, the program "Governor's Line" was aired on the Russia-24
television channel, in which Zhvachkin spoke about the new development of
scientists of the region and the petrochemical holding.
with SIBUR, we created the Cross-Industrial Center ... Today, this center,
together with our Tomsk science, is developing rapidly degradable plastics. Can
you imagine what this means for the world? It's not like bottles that have been
lying along roads and rivers and have been decaying for centuries, but plastic,
primarily food plastic, which will decompose much faster", - the governor
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It was also
previously reported that the supervisory board of the Cross-Industrial Center
of the Tomsk Region includes PJSC Gazprom Neft, which is interested in
developing of new methods for the search and production of hard-to-recover
hydrocarbon reserves. A potential customer of technologies at the
Cross-Industrial Center is Rosatom.
LLC Tomskneftekhim (TNK) –
is a SIBUR enterprise and one of the largest Russian producers of polymers (raw
materials for the production of plastic and film): polypropylene (capacity –
140 thousand tons per year) and low density polyethylene (capacity – 270
thousand tons per year). Tomskneftekhim also produces monomers, fully providing
itself with raw materials for this production. It is one of the largest
taxpayers of the region.