Arkhbum Tissue Group

Vladimir Krupchak will supervise the investment project of «Arkhbum Tissue Group» on construction of the tissue plant in Kaluga region

The Advisor for Investment Policy of Pulp Mill Holding Vladimir Krupchak will supervise the investment project of «Arkhbum Tissue Group» LTD (subsidiary of OJSC «Arkhangelsk PPM») – construction of the sanitary tissue products and base- paper plant on the territory of the industrial park “Vorsino” in Kaluga region.
According to Vladimir Krupchak, now the capacity of tissue considerably exceeds its volume, and in the nearest 5-10 years the market will not be saturated. Consumption of paper tissue will be growing annually, closing to the Central European level (about 14-15 kg per capita per annum). «First of all, the Central Federal Okrug and the cities with a million-plus population are the leaders in the consumption structure, — he remarked. – That’s why Pulp Mill Holding took the decision to develop this business direction inside the Group of companies».
As it was informed earlier, the investment agreement with the Administration of the region was signed on April 1, 2013.
The realization of the project is divided in two key stages. In 2014-2017 Andritz AG tissue- machine (Austria) with the capacity 70 thousand tons per annum, converting – two lines for production of toilet paper /paper towels, one – two Italian production lines for napkins and paper handkerchiefs, automated transport and packing system will be installed.

Investments at the first stage with account of cost of equipment and works – nearly EUR 120 million.
The project is in active realization stage. The land plot with the square 22,4 hec. was acquired and the cost – RUR 236 million. The limits and costs of grid connection, water and gas supply systems are agreed. All tenders as for main suppliers of equipment are held, financing terms are agreed as well.

The realization term of the second stage is planned for 2019-2021. It is planned to increase production capacities of the plant due to installation of additional production lines for consumer sanitary tissue and equipment aimed at the HoReCa segment (public catering and hotels). The planned capacity is 140 thousand tons of tissue per annum with the perspective growth up to 210 thousand tons per annum.

Contact person:
Milena Avada
+7 925 0106625