History in Dates

2016

14th of November
The company was visited by A.G.Lukashenko, the President of the Republic of Belarus. The head of the state gave a number of explicit orders; the main of them are implementation of the investment project ôPolyester production complexö and new products manufacturing.

2016

April
╬└╬ "Mogilevkhimvolokno" confirmed its title of the winner of the award given by the Government of the Republic of Belarus for achievements in quality improvement in 2015.

2016

February
╬└╬ "Mogilevkhimvolokno" was declared the best enterprise among the industrial enterprises in the Oktyabrskiy district of Mogilev upon the results of social and economic development and placed on the Board of Honor of the Oktyabrskiy district.

2015


The company started implementation of the investment project ôPolyester production complexö. The contract for the main process equipment supply was concluded with Oerlikon Neumag (Germany).

2015

1st of January
Formation of the Synthetic Fiber Production Plant, Organic Synthesis Plant, Synthetic Film Production Plant and Machinery and Repair Plant.

2014

December
Investment project "Cabled Yarns Production Plant" was implemented.

2013

August
Startup of Fatty Acid Methyl Ester (FAME) production plant with a capacity of 50 000 t/a.

2012

1st of July
Reorganization of OAO "Mogilevkhimvolokno" by taking over OAO "Mogilev Viscose Fiber Plant".

2011

September
Implementation of the investment project "Revamping of Doubling and Twisting Unit at Polyester Yarn Plant".

May
Startup of the PET Waste Recycling Line.

March
OAO "Mogilevkhimvolokno" was awarded a governmental prize for achievements in quality improvement in 2010.

February
OAO "Mogilevkhimvolokno" was declared a winner of Mogilev city competition for high production performances among regional industrial enterprises and was awarded a challenge banner of honor of Mogilev Executive Committee.

2010

November
Startup of Needle-punched Nonwoven Materials Production Line with a capacity of 5000 t/a.

April
Completion of modernization of PET production equipment at chemical shop of Organic Synthesis Plant.

March
Production of new assortment of PET pre-forms (1 and 1,5 l) was developed.
Production of low flammability fiber, low flammability polymer and peeling resistant fiber was developed.

February
OAO "Mogilevkhimvolokno" was declared a winner of city competition for high production performances among regional industrial enterprises and was awarded a challenge banner of honor of Mogilev Executive Committee.

January
OAO "Mogilevkhimvolokno" was awarded a prize of the Government of the Republic of Belarus for quality improvement.

2009

June
Completion of revamping of Continuous Polycondensation Plant with a capacity of 80 000 t/year aimed at change-over to production of bottle grade PET.

February
Implementation of Integrated Management System:
- Quality Management System (ISO 9001: 2000);
- Environmental Management System (ISO 14001: 2004);
- Occupational Health and Safety Management System (OHSAS 18001: 2007).

1st of February
Startup of the Biodiesel Production Line.

2008

November
Manufacture of a new product-Fatty Acid Methyl Ester used for biodiesel fuel production.

30th of September
Manufacture of HT (high-tenacity) and LS (low - shrinkage) industrial yarn.

30th of August
Startup of the first power generating unit of power generation complex. Generating the first own electrical power.

12th of May
Startup of the local Waste Water Treatment Plant.

2007

31st of December
Startup of the Pressure Fire Hose production plant.

August
Startup of the Strapping Band Production Plant.

2006

October
Startup of the Bicomponent Fibre production.

July
Startup of High-modulus High-tenacity Industrial Yarn production.

8th of June
Confirmation of the certificate of the quality management system conformity to ISO 9001:2000.

2005

16th of December
Manufacture of the first polyester substrate for roofing materials.

2004

2nd of December
Environmental management system was certified as conforming to STB ISO 14001-2000.

July
Startup of the Composite Material Production Plant.

2003

7th of February
Establishment of OAO "╠ţgilevkhimvolokno".

2001

14th of December
RUE "╠PA "Khimvolokno" became a winner of the competition "The Best Goods of the Republic of Belarus at the Russian Federation Markets 2001".

10th of December
RUE "MPA "Khimvolokno" was awarded a Certificate of Honour issued by the Standardization, Metrology and Certification Committee under the Council of Ministers of the Republic of Belarus.

25th of January
Establishment of RUE "MPA "Khimvolokno".

23rd of January
The Quality System of RUPE "Khimvolokno" was certified as conforming to the International Standard ISO 9001.

1998

14th of July
Manufacture of the millionth ton of Polyethylene Terephthalate.

1997

1st of September
Establishment of the Synthetic Fiber Factory on the basis of the three synthetic fiber plants.

1994

August
Establishment of the Machinery and Repair Plant on the basis of the spare parts factory and maintenance shops.

1991

March
Establishment of Soviet-American Joint Venture "Belpak".

1989

November
Establishment of the Polyester Yarn Factory on the basis of synthetic filament yarn production plant No2.

1986

3rd of June
Mogilev Production Association "Khimvolokno" named after V.I. Lenin was awarded the Order of Lenin.

1985

31st of December
Startup of the Synthetic Filament Yarn production line No 2.

1983

31st of December
Manufacture of the first Polyethylene Terephthalate.

1982

16th of June
Startup of DMT production plant No4 with a capacity 120 000 t/a.

March
Reorganization of spare parts production plant and establishment of the spare parts production factory.
Establishment of the organic synthesis factory on the basis of the DMT plants.

1980

28th of February
Startup of the third Dimethyl Terephthalate production plant with a capacity of 60000 t/a (DMT-3).

1977

6th of June
Manufacture of the first ton of fiber at the third Synthetic Fiber production line.

1976

25th of October
Manufacture of the millionth ton of synthetic fiber and yarn.

30th of June
Startup of the second dimethyl terephthalate production plant (DMT-2).

1975

July
Establishment of Mogilev Production Association "Khimvolokno".

April
Setting-up spare parts production plant on the basis of the existing mechanical parts repair workshops.

1974

15th of November
Startup of the first in the country pilot Polyester Staple Fiber production plant based on the purified terephthalic acid.

1971

29th of December
Completion of construction of the first fiber production plant with a capacity of 50 000 t/a.

1970

9th of July
Startup of the Staple Fiber production line.

21st of April
Manufacture of the first polymer.

30th of March
Startup of the first Dimethyl Terephthalate production plant (DMT-1).

1968

5th of November
Manufacture of the first in Belarus polyester fiber (trade name "Lavsan") at the pilot plant.

1965

June
Soviet government resolution about Mogilev synthetic fiber production plant construction.