The production of plastic processing will appear in Moscow

Crushed plastic and a mix of office equipment in high-quality pellets used as secondary raw materials for the manufacture of new electronics, automotive components and building materials will process at the territory of SEZ Technopolis Moscow.

The capacity of the first stage of the high-tech plant Ecoplast for recycling secondary plastic will be 25 thousand tons per year.

"The production located in SEZ Technopolis Moscow is in the stage of pilot operation. Ecopolis Corporation, which includes Ecoplast, has invested more than 7 billion rubles in the e-waste processing industry in Russia. To date, Ecoplast created 47 jobs. The output of the enterprise to the design capacity is planned until the end of 2019”, -said Alexander Prokhorov, the head of the Department of investment and industrial policy of Moscow.

According to Igor Ishchenko, CEO of SEZ Technopolis Moscow, the company's management takes a responsible approach to environmental issues and environmental management.

"In the production process, a closed water supply system and modern gas cleaning equipment are used. Thus, the company has a minimal impact on the environment, which is a key requirement for high - tech industries of SEZ residents and is especially important in the conditions of the Metropolitan metropolis”, - Igor Ishchenko said.

Moscow annually accumulates about 130 thousand tons of waste electronic equipment, which are the most toxic and harmful to the environment. The total capacity of the complex of full-cycle plants will allow processing half of this volume. Recycling efficiency is estimated at 95% of the incoming volume of plastics of electronic and household appliances.

"We build infrastructure on the basis of advanced world technologies, create unique engineering solutions for the maximum possible extraction of useful components from waste electronics and return them to economic turnover. Our task is to create a culture of electronic waste management both in Moscow and in other regions of Russia”, - said Maxim Lobanov, General Director of Ecopolis Corporation.

SEZ Technopolis Moscow – is a specialized area for the development of industrial and technical and implementation activities of the capital. Currently, 130 high-tech companies are located on the territory of the SEZ, 62 of them are residents of the SEZ. Companies with resident status enjoy a special tax regime and a free customs zone, which makes it possible to reduce the total tax burden to 47%. SEZ residents are engaged in developments and innovations in the field of high-tech production, including microelectronics, instrumentation, information and telecommunication technologies, medical equipment. To date, residents have already invested about 24 billion rubles in the development of their production facilities and created more than 5,830 jobs.

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