At the moment, the main works for preparation of Ulyanovsk Arkhbum, JSC site (affiliated company of Arkhangelsk PPM, JSC) to the full rebuild are completed. It was announced by Deputy Director General for construction Aleksey Vtoriy during visit of Governor Gergey Morozov and Executive Director of “Development Corporation of Ulyanovsk region”, JSC Igor Ryabikov to the plant.
Aleksey Vtoriy told that dismounting and full replacement of roof were performed, concrete surfaces were prepared, new floors were poured during three months, foundations for boiler house were made (on October, 30th two steam boilers will be delivered from Germany). Foundations for processing lines were made, all utility systems were arranged – gas, water, sewage systems, fire piping, internal systems are being made partially, outside infrastructure is started to be prepared. According to his words, the main task for today is preparation of the ground for process equipment.
“All works are carried out in accordance with strong recommendations on compliance with antiepidemic measures related to COVID-19 on the territory of Ulyanovsk region” – pointed out Deputy Director General for construction of Arkhbum.
During the conversation with the head of the region Director General of the company Irina Galakhova noted that the investment project is being implemented according to the schedule and as it was declared earlier, Arkhbum, JSC will start the new corrugated board plant in March 2021: “In January two lines for converting will be brought to Ulyanovsk and corrugated board machine will be installed, a test output of production is planned for the end of March – beginning of April”.
She also told that the staff selection has begun already: the estimated number of employees for the first stage – 150 workers, after the start-up of six processing lines the number of employees will increase up to 250. The plant will work for 24 hours in four shifts.
“This investment project is very interesting for us, since it is implemented in a microdistrict, where there is a difficult situation with jobs and with new production areas. We had a task for a long time already – to get an investor to sign on here. Opening of the new factory will change the life and the appearance of this microdistrict. Next year 150 people of the region will be employed, after the completion of project implementation – 250 people will be employed”, - pointed out Executive Director of Development corporation Igor Ryabikov.
Arkhbum, SC – affiliated company of Arkhangelsk PPM, JSC (the sole shareholder- Pulp Mill Holding).
The main business line – corrugated board package.