A protective rubber gloves factory built by Ansell, Australia, was launched Wednesday in Plastik Technopark in Uzlovaya, Tula Region. According to Ansell press office, it is the company’s first production unit in Russia; phase 1 annual output will amount to 2 million gloves and will grow to 4 million in the future.
Danish furniture retailer Jysk, which opened its first store in Russia in the summer of 2020, is going to start its expansion into Russian regions. The retailer will open a store in Tula by summer.
Construction work started in the Uzlovaya Industrial Park in the Tula Region on the site of the engine plant for Haval cars of Chinese car company Great Wall.
On June 4, at the International Economic Forum in St. Petersburg, Aleksey Dyumin, Governor of the Tula Region, and Karen Akopyan, Director General of Essity’s FMCG company (represented in Russia by Essity LLC), signed an agreement on phase 3 construction of Essity’s factory in the Tula Region. Investments will amount to EUR 20 billion.
McCain Foods Rus LLC plans to accomplish the construction of the production facility of French fries in the territory of the special economic zone Uzlovaya in the Tula Region by the end of 2022, according to the media office of the regional government.
Procter & Gamble has launched a feminine hygiene production line at its plant in Novomoskovsk, Tula Region, for the expansion and upgrade of its local production facilities in Russia. The expansion is part of P&G’s strategic investment plan that was presented at the St. Petersburg International Economic Forum in 2019. The total investment announced by P&G is ca. RUB 2.5 billion, much of which has been spent for a local production line to manufacture feminine products under the Discreet brand name.