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USD 310 million
Volume of investments
About the project
Big Koryazhma is a project involving Installation of a new paper machine in Koryazhma to supply domestically produced high-quality cut-size paper to the growing Russian market.
As a result of the project, Koryazhma has Russia's most advanced paper machine which produces more than 150,000 tons of cut-size paper in various sizes per year. In 2013 the company launched production of coated paper in addition to cut-size paper, making Ilim Group Russia's first and only manufacturer of this product. More information about the product you can find here.
The project was approved by Ilim Group's Board of Directors on June 30, 2010.
The Ministry of Industry and Trade of the Russian Federation has given this project priority status.
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Location: Koryazhma (Arkhangelsk Oblast)
Total investments: USD 310 million
Target capacity: 150,000 tons of office paper in various consumer sizes; 90,000 tons of coated paper
PM: 200,000 tons per year of offset paper and base paper
150,000 tons of office paper
50,000 tons of base paper (for the production of 90,000 tons per year of glossy and matte paper)
The project created new jobs in the state-of-the-art workplace environment. International Paper mills in Svetogorsk (Russia) and Kwidzyn (Poland) provided special training for the employees to be engaged in operation and maintaince of the new modern equipment.