History

ENPAV is a leading developer and a major manufacturer – a supplier of functional surfactants and surfactant based products in the Russian market and abroad.

Founded more than half a century ago (1960) as an Applied Research Institute for the development and implementation of the state policy in the surfactant and detergent sphere; today the company remains to be a flagship of innovative development of the industry. ENPAV has not only succeeded in saving its technical potential; the company has strengthened it in recent years and created a number of new import-substituting production lines and has become a dynamically developed enterprise in the domestic chemical industry. ENPAV covers a significant part of the functional surfactants demand of the Russian market.

Turn to the production takes place in the late 90s. The enterprise based on its own scientific and technological developments starts to create industrial complex, which includes universal small-scale installations for the production of surfactants and special chemical reagents, technical substances and a number of products for household goods, oil and gas industry, medicine, cosmetics, road construction, agriculture and so on. Proper research and economic policy, pursued by the company, creates fruitful foundation for further scientific and industrial development. The company creates new production facilities and workshops. Market analysis including technologies development and production of the products are closely interrelated. It allows immediately react to the market requirements and produce competitive products which are in great demand. Such policy leads to a significant increase of the production volumes and market capitalization of the company with the full resolution of all technical regulations and legal requirements and social issues of the enterprise life.

The company main products are surfactants; surfactant concentrates (intermediates) and chemical reagents used for the household goods production (washing and cleaning detergents, antistatic, softeners), cosmetics (shampoo, foam, gels and balms), textile auxiliaries and disinfectants. Other company’s product line is reagents and additives used in oil and gas extraction, road construction, mining etc… The enterprise plant produces such groups of surfactants as betaines, amine oxides, alkilolamides, quaternary ammonium compound (QAC) salts, aliphatic amines, carboxylates. All above-mentioned groups are represented by the different trade product lines. These products are in conformance with the Russian and international standards and successfully compete with foreign analogues. Numerous awards of specific international exhibitions prove the quality of the products. It is planned to launch new surfactant line, which does not have analogues in the domestic industry.

For many years a number of leading national and multinational corporations – are valued customers and partners of the company. This is an indicative of the company’s reliability and its degree of high responsibility as a supplier; it continues to prove the relevant quality of the products, the level of use of modern technologies, and the work of its highly qualified industrial and personnel management. The experience with these companies has brought a significant positive contribution to the development of SME «NIIPAV.»

Nowadays ENPAV is a production complex with a research centre (SRC), production capacity (up to 24 thousand tons/year) and specialized transport and logistics division carrying out delivery of production in Russia and CIS countries.

In October 2017 another important event occurred in the history of the ENPAV. It was the creating of strategic alliance with ZIRAX group through the entry into the ENPAV capital.

The use of solid scientific base, knowledge and experience of ENPAV and efforts’ unification of our commercial and technical teams will not only expand the range of products, but also lead to significantly increase the volume of production and sales including export.