Koschakovsky brickyard — world-class company, equipped with the most modern equipment. This was stated by President of Tatarstan Rustam Minnikhanov during the site visit in the village Koschakovo Pestrechinsky District of Tatarstan.
Koschakovsky brick factory, has started producing products in the summer of last year, is the largest manufacturer of ceramic facing brick in Tatarstan. The factory is located in the immediate vicinity of the city, within 50 meters from the federal highway M7, which provides easy access to efficient logistics and production. Investment in the construction of the plant amounted to more than 1 billion rubles.
As told in the tour of the factory chief technology officer Eugene Beketnov, the design capacity of the plant, which is scheduled to come out by the end of 2013, is 90 million bricks per year. He said that the decision to build the plant was made in 1986, but shortly after construction was suspended. In 2008, construction resumed, and in the summer of 2011 the first bricks out of the oven in production mode. Since then, the already produced 45 million bricks — about equally facing and ordinary building brick. And all the products are sold. Major markets — Tatarstan, Chuvashia, Nizhny Novgorod. According to Eugene Beketnova, bricks interested and Olympic Sochi.
As the Chief Technologist, the clay to the plant comes from three mines — Koschakovskogo, Maximovsky and Shigaleevskogo. According to Eugene Beketnova at the plant at the same time operate a total of 13 people, because almost all of the production is automated. The plant uses equipment of Italian firms. Firing is carried out in a brick kiln tunnel length of 182 meters and a width of 9 meters wagons, which guarantees the gradual heating of brick, stable firing temperature and provides a soft cooling zone. In the manufacture of brick three color schemes do not apply artificial colors and additives, all colors and shades achieved by mixing clay and even roasting.
According to Rustam Minnikhanov, ceramic brick outperforms silicate. "Why use lime bricks, when there is quality stuff? Sand-lime brick in 10 years will darken and the eye should also rejoice and the type of houses, "- he said.