One of the largest petrochemical companies in Eastern Europe, Nizhnekamskneftekhim PJSC, produced 350 tons of food rubber in June. This product is manufacturing on special order and is intended for the food industry: in particular, it is widely used by manufacturers of chewing gum. Shipment of food rubber is scheduled for July.
Food rubber is produced at the butyl rubber factory since 2014. In order to enter the market equipment has been modernized, special technologies have been developed and personnel has been trained. The company has also gone through many approvals from supervisors and lengthy certification.
The transition to this type of rubber at the butyl rubber plant takes place once a year. The equipment is thoroughly cleaned before food rubber production.
News source: https://www.nknh.ru/