PJSC Pigment in January-March 2021 produced more than 43 thousand tons of chemical products worth about 2.7 billion rubles. The production index in physical terms was 127%. In monetary terms, production increased by 33%.
According to the results of the 1st quarter of this year, "Pigment" received a profit from the shipment of products by 20% more than in the same period in 2020. The shipment of commercial products in January-March 2021 increased by 33 percent compared to January-March 2020, amounting to 2.7 billion rubles. Almost one third of the total volume of shipments fell on export deliveries.
Foreign consumers purchased from PJSC Pigment ≈ 11 thousand tons of products, which is 46% more than last year. Among foreign buyers, the most popular were such product lines as organic pigments , acrylic dispersions , concrete additives , sulfamic acid . MMA-based gasoline additive is still in demandbanned in Russia. Pigment sells its products in more than 20 countries around the world. The main geographical directions of sales for the company remain the near abroad and Western Europe. It is worth noting that this year the company expanded its geography of presence and entered the supply to the United Arab Emirates, as well as increased the list of customers in Brazil.
Over the past period of 2021, the Tambov enterprise has significantly strengthened its position in the market. An increase in the volume of output is observed practically for all product lines. The best result in January-March of this year was demonstrated by formaldehyde resins - plus 31%, sulfamic acid - plus 29%, as well as additives to concrete - plus 21%.
We also note the product line - acrylic dispersions. At the end of the 1st quarter of 2021, the output growth was 6.3%. Pigment continues to work actively to promote its products, improve the product line, and introduce new brands. Thus, the specialists of PJSC Pigment at the international exhibition Interlakokraska-2021 presented new brands of acrylic binders AKRATAM A 01.1 and AKRATAM AS 02.1 M. The products have been put into production since the end of 2020 and are already in demand by consumers.
Investments in production development and innovative projects in the 1st quarter of 2021 amounted to 143 million rubles, which is twice as much as in the same period. The company continues to implement a large-scale environmental program, the goal of which is to switch to a system for utilizing industrial wastewater without using open storage ponds. Pigment allocated significant funds to implement projects to digitize the enterprise and increase labor productivity. We also note that by the end of 2021 the company has planned investments in the amount of 1 billion rubles.
Despite the socio-economic situation in the country, the growth of the average salary of PJSC Pigment at the end of the 1st quarter of 2021 is 111%.
Information note about the company
PJSC Pigment manufactures chemical products presented in the markets of Russia, near and far abroad under the KRATA trademark. The range of the company includes more than 350 types of products for the construction, paint and varnish, textile, pulp and paper, printing, woodworking, oil and oil refining, chemical industries; for the production of household chemicals, agriculture.
The integrated management system, including the Quality Management System, the Environmental Management System, the Occupational Health and Safety Management System, is certified and recognized as complying with the standards ISO 9001: 2015, ISO 14001: 2015, ISO 45001: 2018 in the development and production of additives to gasoline, resins, Paintwork materials, varnishes for the production of paints and varnishes, additives to concrete, acrylic emulsions, PVA dispersions and adhesives based on them, sulfamic acid, optical brighteners, organic dyes (pigments).