In the October 1 March a ceremonial launch of the modern innovation of production of thin basalt fiber. It is used for thermal insulation of power and industrial equipment, as well as in building and construction.
To implement the project, a new design company LLC "Oktizol." In 2009 JSC "Oktyabrskavtotrans" filed an application to participate in the financing of investment in the Innovation and Investment Fund Samara region. The amount of funding was announced in the amount of 20 million rubles. Fund allocated 14 million rubles. Due to lack of funding, of "Oktyabrskavtotrans" filed an application to the Regional Venture Fund of the Samara region.
As noted at the opening of a new production at the plant is much lower cost compared to foreign counterparts. According to the general director of "Oktizol" Alexander Kochkurova on a new production line of modern equipment. "The facility is equipped for installation of fiber, pressing, drying product line with an automatic cutting and broaching machine. This complex is able to produce thousands of cubic meters of products. Currently, basalt fiber is a very sought-after by chemical, physical, mechanical and environmental performance," — said he says.