In the period from September 20 to 22, Nizhnekamsk hosted the industry XIV International Symposium "Polymer Industry: Innovations. Effectiveness. Resource conservation". The organizers of the polymer symposium are the Intersectoral Research and Production Center (MNPC) and the POLY&PRO portal, with the support of the Executive Committee of the Nizhnekamsk Municipal District of the Republic of Tatarstan (RT). The symposium brought together polymer industry professionals from Russia and Uzbekistan. The problems and tasks created by the current situation, effective solutions and directions for the development of their productions and the industry as a whole were discussed. The representative of the BETAR company, Artur Vanifatiev (head of the tool production center), made a report in which he shared his experience in the production of molds, cutting tools, and also talked about plans for the future.