As Vladimir Krupchak, the member of BoD of “Arkhangelsk PPM”, JSC has reported the volume of Pulp Mill Holding investments into “Arkhbum” new plant high-tech equipment in Voronezh – “EUROPACK”, LLC (IE “Maslovskiy”) - amounted to more than 1.5 bln. RUB.
In the end of 2018 the corrugated board making machine FOSBER SPA (Italy), capacity 188 mln.m2/year, processing line BOBST (France) for the production of corrugated box, capacity 3 mln.m2/month and processing line Marquip WardUnited (USA) for rotary die cutting production, capacity 3 mln.m2/ month were started on the plant.
As Vladimir Krupchak tells it is planned to start the second processing line Marquip WardUnited for rotary die cutting production with the same capacity in March this year and processing line Mitsubishi (Japan) for corrugated box production with capacity 3 mln.m2/month in April.
The industrial site of “Arkhbum”, JSC in Voronezh is fully automated at each stage of process: transport systems, palletizers, packing systems with automated pallet feed, manufactured by leading companies of Italy, Germany and Korea.
The MES OMP system is implemented at the plant, allowing automating the planning process and order distribution at the facilities.
As reported earlier, now Pulp Mill Holding implements the re-equipping program of “EUROPACK” and develops the plant sales concept.
In summer 2019, the “EUROPACK” will be completely included in “Arkhbum”, JSC. Thus, the corrugated products division of Pulp Mill Holding will include four processing centers – Podolsk, Istra-1, Istra-2 and Voronezh.
Currently the installed facilities of three industrial sites of “Arkhbum”, JSC allows producing up to 700 mln.m2 of corrugated products per year and when Istra-2 starts in 2020 the production capacity increase up to one bln.m2 corrugated products per year.