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16 FEBRUARY 2022
BIAXPLEN deploys two machine vision systems at its facility in Kursk

Two machine vision system have been installed at the production facility of BIAXPLEN (part of SIBUR) in Kursk. One system produced by DeCoSystem (Italy) was installed on the LEYBOLD film metallisation unit as part of the project to improve the quality of output, including the high-margin HBV.M film.

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29 DECEMBER 2021
BIAXPLEN meets with clients to discuss 2021 results

BIAXPLEN held a round table discussion with clients to exchange views about the BOPP market trends in 2021 and outlook for 2022, current and future customer service, results of a customer satisfaction survey, changes in BIAXPLEN’s sales policy and logistics, and new packaging solutions, among other things. Over 30 companies from Europe and the CIS, including partners, took part in the event.

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14 JULY 2021
BIAXPLEN collects 40 cu m of waste from around its facilities in April and May

BIAXPLEN has collected 40 cu m of waste as part of its environmental clean-up days initiative in Zheleznodorozhny (Balashikha), Kursk, Balakhna, Novokuybyshevsk and Tomsk. Over 100 of the company’s employees cleaned up lorry parks, hard shoulders of adjacent roads, and railway tracks. The waste was sorted, separated and sent for disposal.

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14 JULY 2021
BIAXPLEN meets with foreign clients to discuss its BOPP film offering

BIAXPLEN held a webinar for its foreign clients titled Biaxplen BOPP films: flexible packaging and labels. The topics discussed included BIAXPLEN’s assortment of BOPP film grades, their applications, compliance with sustainable development principles, and new products in the pipeline. Representatives of 39 companies from Europe and the CIS took part in the event.

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14 JULY 2021
BIAXPLEN creates unique metallised HBV.M film with strong barrier properties
BIAXPLEN has developed a unique metallised HBV.M film. The new grade has strong barrier properties and can be used in gas-filled packaging to ensure an extended shelf life for potato chips. There are only a few companies globally capable of making films with similar characteristics.

14 JULY 2021
BIAXPLEN meets with clients to discuss feedback collection enhancement
BIAXPLEN has held an online meeting at the SIBUR Business Practices platform to discuss the results of the customer satisfaction survey for 2H 2020.
24 DECEMBER 2019
BIAXPLEN launches new film grades for self-adhesive labels, confectionery and tobacco packaging
In 2019, BIAXPLEN partnered with its customers, multinational companies and SIBUR’s R&D centres to develop new films for a number of consumer segments.
27 SEPTEMBER 2019
BIAXPLEN set up a JV with Manucor
BIAXPLEN has acquired a 50% stake in the European BOPP film producer Manucor S.p.A.
16 SEPTEMBER 2019
Mars visits SIBUR’s cluster in Tomsk
R&D staff from Mars Russia visited SIBUR’s cluster in Tomsk, which is home to Tomskneftekhim, SIBUR’s R&D centre and BIAXPLEN T.  
13 AUGUST 2019
BIAXPLEN SELLS CAST POLYPROPYLENE PRODUCTION CAPACITIES
BIAXPLEN, a subsidiary of SIBUR Holding, has closed the sale of its cast polypropylene film production facility in the Samara Region's Novokuybyshevsk.
08 MAY 2019
JOINT PROJECT BY SIBUR'S R&D CENTRE AND BIAXPLEN WINS CHEMICOS UNIQUE AWARD
The solution developed jointly by SIBUR's R&D Centre and BIAXPLEN to produce special chemicals known as masterbatches was named the winner in the Production and Technology category at ChemiCos Unique, an international award in the field of household chemicals.
24 DECEMBER 2018
BIAXPLEN launches new film grades for confectionery packaging, self-adhesive label manufacturing and use in the segment of stationery supplies
In 2018, BIAXPLEN brought to market new film grades designed to meet the needs of a wide range of consumer segments.
06 DECEMBER 2018
BIAXPLEN joins independent sustainable development organisation Sedex
BIAXPLEN has joined the Supplier Ethical Data Exchange (Sedex), an independent organisation, signalling its commitment to responsible labour, health and safety, environmental, and business ethics practices as a reliable supplier.
01 FEBRUARY 2018
BIAXPLEN's Tomsk site launches manufacturing of metallised films
BIAXPLEN's Tomsk site (BIAXPLEN T) has put into operation a 5 ktpa metallisation unit for the biaxially-oriented polypropylene (BOPP) film. This is the only machine of its kind behind the Urals.
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