Knauf, a German group of companies, has opened a plant for the production of cement slab for the construction industry in the city of Novomoskovsk, the Tula Region, the investment amounted to about 1.6 billion rubles. This is the first company in Russia to produce such goods, said the Governor of the region Alexey Dyumin on Monday at the plant launch ceremony.
A joint Austria-Russia production for wood wastes processing into biochar used as a feed additive, for soil restoration and in other areas will be built in the territory of the Uzlovaya Special Economic Zone (SEZ) in the Tula Region. The investments will amount to RUB 1.3 bln, said Aleksey Dyumin, Governor of the Region, at the Saint Petersburg International Economic Forum (SPIEF).
An agreement for cooperation in implementation of the project was signed on Thursday by Lucas Schirnhofer, vice-president of the Austria-Russia Polytechnik Luft-und Feuerungstechnik GmbH and Shakhabas Shakhabasov, head of the Russian Mistral company.
On 13 November, Tula saw a meeting with representatives of Ozler Plastic of Turkey, according to the Economic Development Ministry of Tula Region.
Great Wall has completed the construction of its plant in the Tula Region, which will produce Haval crossovers.
The American Procter & Gamble (P&G) will invest RUB 3 bln in establishment of a distribution center in Novomoskovsk of the Tula Region and production expansion at the plant in Saint Petersburg. This news is reported in the statement of the company. ‘The company will invest over RUB 3 bln (over $50 mln) in construction of a new distribution center in Novomoskovsk of the Tula Region as well as in modernization and expansion of production lines at the Gillette plant in Saint Petersburg’, the company informed.
On August 22, the factory owned by SCA, a company of the Essity Group, for the production of hygiene products in the Town of Veneva in the Tula Region, hosted the official opening of a new line for the production of feminine hygiene products under the trademark of Libresse. The new line will expand the range of feminine hygiene products offered in Russia and increase the share in the market of hygiene products. The line will produce premium ultra-thin Libresse pads of the Ultra series. The investments in the opening of the new line made up EUR 10.5 million, and the Company has previously spent another EUR 85 million to construct the plant. The Company’s production facilities in the Tula Region also produce hygienic products under the trademarks of Libero, TENA, Zewa, and Tork.