Mondelēz International has launched a new line for the production of chocolate bars at the plant in the city of Pokrov, Vladimir Region. The company invested about 1.1 billion rubles to increase the plant capacity.
Rusnano JSC, its portfolio company Akrilan, and the German chemical concern BASF signed a memorandum of understanding, which fixed the possibility of cooperation in localizing the BASF aqueous polymer dispersion production in Russia at Akrilan’s facilities. Among others, products made in Russia will be used in the architectural coating production, in the future, it is expected to export the products to other CIS countries, a joint statement issued on Friday said.
The Vladimir Region and Veropharm (Abbott group) signed a memorandum of cooperation at the St. Petersburg International Economic Forum, the regional administration reports.
A new shop of cold rolled steel will be launched in Murom district, the company will create 140 new jobs. Today, the administration of the Vladimir Region signed a trilateral investment protocol. The document was signed by Vladimir Sipyagin (head of the region), Nikolay Muravyev (head of the Murom district administration) and Ma Demin (President of the Company. Partners from China said that they have been working in the Vladimir Region for several years and are satisfied with the support of the Russian authorities. A foreign investor is ready to invest another 2.4 billion rubles in the enterprise of the Vladimir Region. First, the company opened production in Kovrov, having invested about 2 billion rubles in it, and then in Murom. As was told at the meeting, the average salary of workers involved in the production is at the level of 35-40 thousand rubles.
The government commission overseeing the implementation of foreign investment in Russia approved the acquisition by the American company Archer Daniels Midland (ADM) of a 50% stake in the Novlyansk starch and syrup factory, part of the Aston group, follows from a message from the administration of the Vladimir region. The continuation of the enterprise’s operation was discussed at a meeting of the region’s Governor Vladimir Sipyagin with Deputy Prime Minister Alexey Gordeev.
“We have signed a contract with Oxford Immunotec, a leading global immunodiagnostics company from the UK. Our basic and first joint project with the British is the collaboration on the brand called T-Spot. This is a sophisticated technology protected by a patent, which we localize in the territory of the Russian Federation,” Dmitry Kudlay, Director General of Generium, told Vademecum. “Our cooperation will significantly reduce the cost of the test system.”