United Chemical Company Shchekinoazot occupies one of the leading places among Russian enterprises and has been successfully operating in the Russian and global chemical raw materials and products markets for more than six decades.
In 2015 the Company celebrated its 60th anniversary. Throughout the history of the domestic chemical industry it has been a platform for the implementation of the latest achievements of Russian science. In the late 1960s Shchekino Chemical Plant initiated a unique economic experiment known in Russia and around the world as the Shchekino Method.
The Company has always prided itself on its glorious traditions and highly professional team.
As of today United Chemical Company Shchekinoazot is a modern and dynamically developing company that is actively involved in the implementation of regional industrial development programmes. The Company's effective management technology has received high praise from customers and partners. The top management of Shchekinoazot is in the ranking of the TOP 200 best management teams in Russia.
The Company has become one of the leaders in the industrial chemistry, producing methanol, caprolactam, cyclohexane, urea formaldehyde concentrate, highly concentrated low-methanol formalin, phenol formaldehyde resins, sulphuric acid, liquid technical ammonia, ammonium sulphate, oxygen, liquid carbon dioxide, carbon dioxide for food, dry ice, non-woven thermally bonded fabric such as Spunbond, recycled polypropylene, ion-exchange membranes, consumer goods (household chemicals, linoleum), and chemical equipment (the Company manufactures proprietary electrodialysis units).
The Company is one of the largest exporters to Western and Eastern Europe, CIS, Asia, the USA, and Latin America. About 70% of the Company's total sales comes from exports.
The high quality of products and their popularity among consumers are confirmed by the awards received: Quality Mark of the 21st Century; Russian Quality; Best Russian Exporter of the Year (2013); Best Exporter from Tula Region to CIS Member States; Golden Mercury National Award; Tula Business; and Tula Brand.
The company was one of the first in the country to be certified in accordance with the following international standards: ISO-9001, OHSAS-18001, including ecology, occupational health and safety (ISO-14001), and production of carbon dioxide for food (FSSC 22000).
As part of its long-term strategic development programme, Shchekinoazot is launching new high-tech production facilities that ensure reliability, industrial safety and environmental protection, as well as creating new jobs for the residents of the region.
Over the past 13 years the Company has implemented 16 investment and modernisation projects. Over the course of 2005 to 2018 investments have amounted to USD 882 million.
In 2018 the Methanol/Ammonia M450/A-135 complex, industrial installations for producing sulfuric acid and perfume-quality dimethyl ether, and new treatment facilities were launched.
The Company has also started to implement new promising projects: Methanol-500, nitric acid and ammonium nitrate, and urea and ammonia complexes.
The reliability and long-term experience of the Company are the cornerstone of our technological and management solutions. While expanding our knowledge and improving professional skills, we set ourselves long-term goals and objectives and make plans for future decades.