By 2021, the total volume of investments into Istra site of Arkhbum JSC (a part of Pulp Mill Holding, an Austrian-German Group of Companies) will amount to more than 3,8 bln rubles.
The company will outlay for the construction of industrial site and administration building 1,14 bln rubles of this amount. In the end of this year, it is planned to complete the constructional works at the second industrial site – Istra 2. As representatives of Arkhbum noted, the works are being performed according to the schedule.
The contracts are concluded for the delivery of high-efficiency lines of the best international manufacturers. More than 2,6 bln rubles will be invested by the company into purchasing of a new equipment.
Especially, Istra-2 will be equipped with the BGM Caseline CL 13/32 line (Bahmüller und Göpfert, Germany) with FLOWBELT technology with vacuum transportation and direct drive which is also fitted with 4 colour high quality flexographic printing section with the infrared drying system and “Reference standard” printing control system with all defects monitoring. Installation of the line is scheduled on September 2019, startup – October 2019.
There is installed TURBOX BTX 1450 (BAHMULLER, Germany) gluing folding machine for the boxes with 6 points of gluing. Equipment installation and commissioning will be performed in July 2019.
In December 2019, the DUECKER (Germany) transportation system with ASCOR software will be launched as well as the packing line, consisting of MOSCA КСК-131-26 pellet press with SoniXs ultrasonic welding heads and one of the presented fastest SIGNODE OCTOPUS 2340 TWIN automatic ring wrapper with two film carriages.
In March 2020, Istra-2 plans to launch the most modern high-efficiency BHS (Germany) corrugator for the production of triplex board at the velocity up to 450 m/min.
As reported earlier, Arkhbum JSC becomes the potential leader of the Russian Federation in the production of corrugated packaging with an annual capacity of 1 billion m2, taking into account the startup of the fourth container processing center of the Arkhangelsk Pulp and Paper Pill (Podolsk, Istra-1, Istra-2 and Voronezh).