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The Austrian company Kronospan plans to start building a wood processing plant in the Kaluga Region in 2017, the press office of the regional government reported.

“In 2017, the company intends to start building a wood processing plant. Today, wood processing is one of our most important industries. The region needs such investors as Kronospan,” Anatoly Artamonov, Governor of the Kaluga Region, commented.

18 January 2017

Kronospan, an Austrian company, will build a chip and fiber board production facility in the Kaliningrad Region. The facility will use cull timber, cutting and clearing and wood processing waste.

04 August 2016

An agreement on the construction of a plant for the chipboard (MDF) production in special economic zone Kaluga has been concluded between the regional government and Austrian company Kronospan.

The cost of the project is nine billion rubles.

02 June 2016

Austrian group of companies Kronospan has signed a protocol of intent on cooperation in the investment activities with Kaliningrad, Kaluga regions and Bashkiria. The Press Service explained TASS that in accordance with the protocol, Kronospan has announced its plans to invest 600 million euros in the Russian economy during 2016 - 2018 and to develop the export of Russian-made goods to third countries.

01 June 2016

Austrian company Kronospan is interested in the construction of a chipboard plant in the region. The correspondent of Kaliningrad.Ru obtained this information from the Press Service of the regional government.

27 May 2016

A Kronospan plant built in a suburb of Ufa opened in July and the company has virtually completed construction work, Republic of Bashkortostan President Rustem Khamitov told RBK in an interview.

Austria’s Kronospan will manufacture particleboard. Kronospan and the Republic of Bashkortostan government signed an agreement on the construction of the plant in August 2012.

23 June 2015
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Jobs: 200
Republic of Bashkortostan

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The Kronospan group was founded in 1897 in Lungetts near Salzburg (Austria) as a family business. Today, Kronospan is one of the largest players on the global market for deep timber processing and a leading manufacturer of wood-based panels and laminated floor coverings with more than a century of experience on the market.

The Kronospan group includes 28 woodworking plants in 24 countries.

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