18 November 2021

Titan-Polymer took part in the round table meeting on development of industrial cooperation

On November 17, a round table discussion "Development of industrial cooperation in the Pskov region" was held in the media center of the Pskov Information Agency. State Duma Deputy, First Deputy Chairman of the Committee on Industry and Trade Alexander Kozlovsky and Chairman of the Board of Titan Group Mikhail Sutyaginsky delivered a welcoming speech.

The meeting was also attended by Chairman of the Committee on Economic Development and Investment Policy of the Pskov Region Andrey Mikheev, Business Ombudsman Arkady Murylev, President of the Chamber of Commerce and Industry Vladimir Zubov, CEO of Titan-Polymer Ltd. German Petrushko, Chairman of the Pskov regional branch of «Business Russia» Stas Osovsky and others. Representatives of the Pskov business community discussed the future of the regional industrial cooperation and different cluster projects.

"As an industrialist, I can state with confidence that a large-scale enterprise in any region is a powerhouse, a point of stimulation of small and medium business," said Mikhail Sutyaginsky, Chairman of the Board of Titan Group. Since the very beginning we were intended to cooperate with Pskov enterprises as much as possible. So far, Titan-Polymer has worked with more than 100 Pskov companies, such as construction companies, carriers, retailers of workwear.

Mikhail Sutyaginsky encouraged enterprises of Pskov and the Pskov region to team up for a joint work. Cooperation contributes greatly to the cost reduction for a large enterprise and evolves the possibility of long-term contracts for small and medium business. " We hope for this mutually beneficial cooperation. I can say that until now we have had only a positive experience with the private sector in Pskov."

German Petrushko, General Director of Titan-Polymer Ltd., talked about key priorities for business cooperation with Pskov entrepreneurs. First of all, the upcoming plant production will have its impact on development of related fields of radio electronics, fibers and yarns, nonwoven materials, flexible packaging, printed products, plastic products.

The second direction of cooperation with the plant Titan-Polymer is the maintenance of a large industrial complex. Various construction materials are essential for the commissioning of the plant. From the very beginning Titan-Polymer worked closely with construction companies and related supplying companies, e. g. more than 100 million rubles were spent solely for cable products.

The third direction is the cooperation with the scientific community. The plant Titan-Polymer will enlarge the production of finished products through industrial cooperation and use high-tech research results of advanced universities and academic representatives.

Mr. Petrushko talked about company needs at the present moment. Cardboard sleeves are required for winding finished products and semi-finished products of BOPET film. "We will buy 21 km of bushings per month," he said.

Pallets, wooden bars, timber are required, including ones with phytosanitary treatment. They will be used in particular for delivery to Western European countries, mainly euro-pallets. Additional components will be needed as well for putting together pallets and finished products.

The plant is waiting for ideas on provisioning. "We are open to any suggestions. Interested companies can contact us and visit the planned lunch room so we can discuss the details," said Petrushko. The plant also considers available transportation and logistics proposals for goods delivery on the routes St. Petersburg - Pskov, central Russia - Pskov.

Another possible fields of cooperation would be organization of medical examination of employees, branded workwear, including winter outerwear.

During the discussion, Evgenia Kozupitsa, Deputy Executive Director of the Union of Industrialists and Entrepreneurs of the Pskov Region, noted that she "has some options for cooperation with the ongoing business". All relevant information with propositions for Pskov business will be sent to the Union members.

Chairman of the Pskov Region State Committee for Economic Development and Investment Policy Andrey Mikheev pointed out the need for a cooperation bridge for Pskov entrepreneurs and got the approval of the panel.

Press service