Bentonit Wissenschafts- und Produktionsgesellschaft
Tel: +7 (495) 626 51 49
Tverskaya street, 12, build. 1
e-mail: info@bentonit.ru
About the company

History
HISTORY
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"Bentonite Company" LLC is the largest group of companies with long-term proven experience in mining and production of bentonite.

Major milestones of "Bentonite Company" LLC

"Argillite" Ltd. since 2014 "Bentonite of Khakassia" Ltd., Chernogorsk city, Russian Federation

1999

"Argillite" Ltd. founded.

2000

First supply of lump clay.

2001

"Bentonite Company" LLC. founded.

2001

Operations construction of "Argillite" Ltd.

2001

Line for bentonite activation with soda ash was set up.

2002

Line for bentonite powder production was set up.

2003

Reconstruction of production facilities.

2003

Line for bentonite powder production was set up.

2004

Quality Management System Certificate of Conformity was obtained according to GOST R ISO 9001-2001 with regard to production and sales of bentonite and bentonite powder.

2005

Line for pet litter production was set up.

2006

Cooperation of the enterprise with LLC Abakan-Bentonite

2007

Quality Management System Certificate of Conformity was obtained according to GOST R ISO 9001-2001.

2009

"Argillite" LLC is a 10-year leader on the bentonite Iron Ore Pelletizing market.

2010

Quality Management System Certificate of Conformity was obtained according to GOST R ISO 9001-2008.

2014

"Bentonite Company" LLC (owing "Argillite" LLC) acquired the majority interest in JSC "Khakassky Bentonite". Later that year "Argillite" LLC and JSC "Khakassky Bentonite" merged and "Bentonite of Khakassia" Ltd. was formed.

"Bentonite of Kurgan" Ltd., Kurgan city, Russian Federation

2001

Acquisition of JSC "Bentonite".

2002

Operations construction of JSC "Bentonite".

2003

Line for bentonite activation with soda ash was set up.

2004

Line for bentonite powder production was set up.

2005

Increase in capacities on bentonite powder production.

2006

Increase in capacities on bentonite activation with soda ash.

2008

Construction of bentonite powder production plant in Vvedenskoye village.

2010

New products developed: bentonite for horizontal directional drilling, granular bentonite.

2011

Reconstruction of operations for bentonite powder and granular production. The new production line improved quality of products and considerably increased the production output.

2012

Line for micronized powder production for sealing and waterproofing Geosynthetic Clay Liners was set up.

2012

A unique bentonite powder compound specially for South Stream Pipeline project was developed.

2012

Deliveries of bentonite powder for Moscow Metro construction started

2014

The company became the first and the only Russian company which was certified by the American Petroleum Institute (API) and gained the right to use API monogram on its products.

2016

JSC "Bentonite" reorganized into "Bentonite of Kurgan" Ltd.

JV "AzRosPromInvest" Ltd., Dash-Salakhly village, Republic of Azerbaijan

2006

Joint Azerbaijan-Russian Venture "AzRosPromInvest" was established ("Bentonite Company" LLC has a stake 50%).

2008

Line for bentonite activation with soda ash was set up.

2008

Line for bentonite powder production was set up.

2009

Supplies of bentonite powders for foundries in Russia and Belarus on a regular basis started.

2010

Constant Supplies of bentonite for Iron Ore Pelletizing at the rate of 50 000 tons achieved.

2012

Supplies of products exceeded 100 000tpy.

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