February 20, the governor of the Tyumen region, Vladimir Yakushev visited the construction KNAUF Insulation plant for the production of mineral wool insulation. The visit of the region was carried out as part of a series of planned meetings with major investors in the region.
The presentation of the new project made by the director of Foreign Economic Relations with Russia and the CIS international company Andrea Sordan. Responding to questions, Andrea announced ambitious plans to complete the modernization of the plant Tisma. A company representative assured that the plant will be launched in mid-summer of 2013 and in the first year at full capacity.
The project is planned to increase staff. The plant will operate more than 120 people, the backbone of which will be composed of employees of the plant Tisma. For employees developed a full program of training and professional qualifications of the available on-site at the enterprise group KNAUF in Europe.
As told to Andrea Sordan, according to preliminary estimates, the volume of investments in the plant will be more than 2.5 billion rubles. "Any building — is the hidden issues and problems. Initially we planned to increase production capacity to 20,000 tons of material per year, but later changed the decision in the direction of 45,000 tons, "- he said.
"All the processes are established, work is going according to plan, — assured Mr. Sordan — especially would like to emphasize support for the region's governments to create an enabling environment and start a new plant."
About the Company:
The company KNAUF Insulation — division of KNAUF, one of the world leaders in the production of insulation materials and a recognized expert in the field of their application.
Today, the use of mineral wool insulation — one of the most efficient, affordable and safe solutions to improve comfort in homes and reduce energy losses. The company is now actively promoting KNAUF Insulation revolutionary solution in the market of building materials — natural mineral wool insulation without phenol-formaldehyde resins and acrylic, using innovative technology ECOSE ®.
Divisions of KNAUF Insulation located in more than 35 countries around the world. More than 30 production sites in the world meet the ever increasing demand for energy-efficient materials. The company's turnover exceeds 1.2 billion euros. Total staff of about 5,000 people. In Russia the company owns two large factories for the production of sound insulation material.