Vladimir Krupchak, a member of the Board of Directors of Arkhangelsk Pulp and Paper Mill, is sure that the new plant of Arkhbum JSC in the Voronezh region, in addition to the existing facilities in the Moscow region, will be able to give a significant start for the development of the corrugated packaging division of Pulp Mill Holding

On May 22, 2019, Arkhbum JSC (part of the Austrian-German Group of Companies Pulp Mill Holding) launched a new high-tech plant for the production of corrugated board and corrugated packaging with a capacity of 188 mln m2 per year at industrial site Maslovskiy (Voronezh region, Novousmanskiy district).

The total investment amounted to 3.5 billion rubles.

The plant has the highest degree of automation at each stage of the production cycle. Transport systems, palletizers, packaging systems with automated feeding of pallets are represented by leading German and Korean companies. The plant has equipment from Italy (corrugator FOSBER SPA), France (BOBST processing line), USA (Marquip WardUnited processing line) and Japan (Mitsubishi processing line).

The plant is equipped with MES OMP system, which allows to automate the process of planning and distributing orders for production facilities.

It is planned to produce 130 mln m2 in 2019. The amount of revenue will be more than 4 billion rubles. By 2020, the Voronezh branch of Arkhbum plans to produce 188 mln m2. The amount of revenue will be more than 5 billion rubles.

The leading Russian agricultural holdings, the largest producers of dairy, confectionery, various beverages, etc are among the buyers of FSC-certified, eco-friendly corrugated packaging of Arkhbum plant in Voronezh.

The planned number of staff will be 300 people at the Arkhbum plant in Voronezh.

The average salary is 50 thousand rubles.

The payments to the budget and extra budgetary funds will amount to 90 million rubles in 2019.

Vladimir Krupchak, a member of the Board of Directors of Arkhangelsk Pulp and Paper Mill, is sure that the new plant of Arkhbum JSC in the Voronezh region, in addition to the existing facilities in the Moscow region, will be able to give a significant start for the development of the corrugated packaging division of Pulp Mill Holding as part of the corporate strategy of upstream integration and increase of products share of advanced processing in the structure of the holding’s revenue.