September 9 Igrinskaya Udmurtia region at the "Torch" the launch of a new line of glass.
"Torch" — one of the oldest companies in the region. It was founded by Gregory Sergiev merchant. The plant has experienced the difficulties of the revolution, war, reform the 90s. Today, it employs nearly 600 people, most of whom live in the same village. Two and a half years ago, "Torch" was purchased by OAO "Udmurtspirtprom." At the same time, and began active modernization of glass production.
The new management has decided to purchase a new line of equipment known in the world by "Emhart Glass" (Switzerland). This vosmisektsionnaya triple gob machine, which has no analogues in Russia. As the present at the opening of the workshop CEO of Francois Laen, this technique is now working only in four places — in France, the U.S., India and the Udmurt village Torch. The capacity of one of the machine equal to the power of five previous generation machines. It allows you to produce 100 million bottles a year. Installed in the new shop new furnace is capable of processing up to 120 tons of glass per day.