Last week, Anatoly Artamonov, the Сhairman of the committee, and the members of the Federation Council Committee on Budget and Financial Markets were on a business trip to the Kaluga Region.
The delegation visited several industrial plants located in the region. Including, the sanitary tissue products and base paper production plant of Arkhbum Tissue Group LLC (a subsidiary of Arkhangelsk PPM JSC, part of the Austrian-German Pulp Mill Holding group).
Alexander Tufanov, the Director of the company, showed the plant for the senators anf told about the main stages of production, from the paper-making and converting shops to the finished product warehouse.
As Alexander Tufanov specified, “Arkhbum Tissue Group” began its work in the Kaluga region in 2020. It produces products under its own brand Soffione: toilet paper and paper towels. In 2020, the plant will expand its product line to napkins and handkerchiefs.
At the moment 397 employees work at plant.
The production capacity of the plant is 70 thousand tons of products per year.
It is planned to build the second line of the plant, thanks to which the total capacity of the plant will be increased to 140 thousand tons per year.
Arkhbum Tissue Group LLC (Vorsino industrial park, Kaluga region) – the largest investment project of Arkhangelsk PPM JSC. The investments amount to 11,5 bln RUB.
Nowadays, the company sales successfully its own branded Soffione products all around Russia.
We will remind that the capacity of the first line of the new Arkhbum Tissue Group plant is 70 KT of sanitary products per year with the prospect of increasing up to 210 KT of sanitary products per year.