CESLA, a member of HeidelbergCement, an international group of companies, is going to invest over RUB 1 bn in the renovation of its Slantsy cement factory to enhance capacity and reduce product cost. It is very up to date given the market shrinking and unfavorable outlooks for the next year.
Finnish Valio’s business unit has launched the production of baby milk at the Galaktika group’s facilities in the Leningrad Region. The raw milk will be supplied by certified farms.
Schneider Electric plans to launch a production line in Russia to manufacture equipment for automatic pump control systems, the company said to RIA Novosti.
Halewood Artisanal Spirits, the UK largest independent producer and distributor of alcohol, has moved its JJ Whitley gin production from Liverpool to its Kingisepp factory to double the output in Russia up to 1.2 mn decaliters in 2021, with gin accounting for one third.
Thailand's Charoen Pokphand Foods (CP Foods) will invest more than RUB 4.5 billion in upgrade of its Severnaya and Voiskovitsy poultry farms in the Leningrad region, which will increase the capacity of the largest broiler meat producer in the North-West by 10% up to 275,000 tons of poultry in live weight per annum. The investor expects that the added output will be exported mainly to China. Russia now supplies large amounts of poultry meat to the country; however, local producers should not expect this to continue in the long-term future, experts believe.
IREKS TRIER, GC, the part of the German IREKS GmbH, invests over ₽500 million in the production design of baking and confectionery ingredients in the Lomonosov District of the Leningrad region.