EGGER Gruppe

Egger, Austria, is going to invest EUR 300 mn to modernize the Shuya chipboard factory. The company will create 100 new jobs by 2024. The memorandum of intent for the implementation of the new investment project was signed by Stanislav Voskresensky, Governor of the Ivanovo Region, and Thomas Leissing, authorized representative of Egger Gruppe’s management.

10 November 2021

The regional administration hosted a business meeting of Governor Alexei Ostrovsky and CEO of EGGER Drevproduct Gagarin plant Anton Zebants, during which the parties discussed burning issues of the manufacturing plant’s development, as well as the prospects for future cooperation.

22 January 2021

A plant for the production of MDF(furniture industry material) will be launched in the Smolensk Region at the end of the third quarter this year. According to the regional administration, representatives of Austrian Egger which invested 16 bln rubles in the project told so at the meeting with Governor Aleksey Ostrovsky.

27 June 2016

In the town of Gagarin, Smolensk Region, Egger Drevprodukt Gagarin has started up its first production line for impregnation of decorative paper. This has made possible full cycle production of laminated chipboard. The production line will produce about 120 thousand sq. m. of paper per shift.

The company’s core activity is production of chipboard and laminated chipboard. The plant employs about 400 people and another 500 specialists are engaged in combined work within the scope of the enterprise’s production and commercial activities.

The EGGER companies are investing a total of over RUB 5 bn in the project.

In 2015-2016, the investor plans to launch a production line for floor surfacings, a press for MDF production, two lamination lines, a second impregnation line and a mini-TPP operating on biological fuel.

29 April 2015
Smolensk region, Ivanovo region

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EGGER Gruppe


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Contact: WALTER SCHIEGL, CEO of the EGGER Group for production and technology

The EGGER Group is headquartered in Austria. One of the leading enterprises for timber production. The EGGER Group includes 14 plants located in Europe.