According to the Shahid Tondgooyan Petrochemical public relations and international affairs, Seyed Reza Ghasemi Shahri in a press conference, stating that during the last two years, dozens of plans and projects to increase capacity, remove barriers and bottlenecks in production at the company have been operated. He said: For example, the Iranianization of one of the largest air compressors in the world petrochemical industry in Shahid Tondgooyan Petrochemical Company has been successfully done by Iranian experts this year.
The CEO of Shahid Tondgooyan Petrochemical Company stated that we are not looking for numbers, but the fact is that 87% of production plans were achieved last year, and the rate of this year will reach 95%. Then he clarified: The strategic plan of this company is to reach 100% production at nominal capacity in 2022.
He announced that in the first five months of this year, the least amount supply of products in the stock market has been achieved by Shahid Tondgooyan Petrochemical Company although we have exported zero kilograms to fulfill this plan and continued: By the complete listing of products on the stock exchange, two specialized meetings are held weekly to focus on removing barriers and increasing production at Shahid Tondgooyan Petrochemical Company to provide the maximum needs of complementary petrochemical industries and prevent the import of products and foreign exchange out of the country.
The CEO of the Shahid Tondgooyan Petrochemical Company announced the readiness to increase the supply of products by this company if the market regulation headquarters agrees. He added: This year, even in some weeks when the competition on a certain grade has intensified, we have tried to increase the supply of that grade next week. So, the market for Polyethylene Terephthalate products is not inflamed.
Ghasemi Shahri stated that some people are trying to prepare the conditions for importing foreign products by using the national tribune-media through interviews and shows. However, due to the efforts of the staff, workers, and managers of Shahid Tondgooyan Petrochemical Company, production and supply have not only decreased but also increased. He stated: What is the reason for the destruction of the hard-working employees and managers of Shahid Tondgooyan Petrochemical Company under the conditions of sanctions, the outbreak of coronavirus, and weather conditions in Mahshahr? Why do some people want to discourage the Member of this company?
The CEO of Shahid Tondgooyan Petrochemical Company emphasized that we have not prevented production reduction although lost a full shift of work due to the involvement of operational staff in coronavirus. He said: Is destruction the result of the hard-working of the workers and employees of this petrochemical company?
In the end, Ghasemi Shahri announced the increase in the production capacity of Shahid Tondgooyan Petrochemical Company in the year of "production, support, and removal of barriers". He added: In the next few days, the new line production of "POY" with an annual production capacity of 16,000 Tons will be put into operation, and according to the schedule, another new production line will be launched in October.