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127 NEW WORKING PLACES WILL  BE CREATED IN PLESESK DISTRICT THANKS TO INVESTMENT PROJECT IN timber industry

127 NEW WORKING PLACES WILL BE CREATED IN PLESESK DISTRICT THANKS TO INVESTMENT PROJECT IN timber industry

30 january 2018


A modern production of deep wood processing and pellet production are going to be created in Severoonezhsk.

The  Forest LLC production site inspection was the first point of the Governor’s of the Arkhangelsk Region Igor Orlov working visit to the Plesetsk District.

The Forest LLC project provides for the development in the village of Severoonezhsk the modern production for deep wood processing and pellet production. In the summer of 2017, it received the status of a priority investment project in the sphere of forest development.

As the head of the enterprise told the Governor, today the project is being implemented in full accordance with the approved schedule. Since 2016, the investor has invested more than 60 million rubles in the production development. The total investment is 300 million rubles.

With this money, the investor plans to organize sawmilling, increase the volume of deep processing of wood (planed products), purchase drying equipment and a pellet production line, and also purchase equipment for logging, construction and maintenance of forest roads.

Investments and new jobs

As a result of this investment project implementation, 127 new modern jobs will be created in the Plesetsk District.

It is expected that by 2020 the enterprise will reach its full capacity, producing 42 thousand cubic meters of sawn timber a year, as well as a floorboard, lining, block house, molding and other products. The pellet production volume will be 12 thousand tons per year.

Thanks to the implementation of the investment project, the allocations of the enterprise to the budget system of Russia will increase by 91.2 million rubles.

Enterprise "Forest" was established in 2012 and occupies a niche in small business. It employs fifty people. The organization has the capacity to harvest timber in the amount of 70 thousand cubic meters per year, and annually produces not less than 15 thousand cubic meters of sawn timber.

Igor Orlov appreciated the new enterprise’s possibilities.

- There is a team, a clear plan of action, which allows to realize the tasks set. And it is just as important that this project proves that there are people who know how to do business in our region, "said Igor Orlov.

Today in the forestry sector of the region, 10 priority investment projects are implemented with a total investment of 60 billion rubles. It is no coincidence that in 2017 the region was recognized as the best in Russia in attracting investments in the timber industry complex. And these are new production complexes, technologies and modern workplaces. As the governor emphasized, the development of such industries in single-industry cities is especially important.

Monocities require special attention

Recall that the key event of the head’s of the region working visit will be a meeting on the priority project "Monotown" implementation in the Arkhangelsk region, within which the results of work for 2017 will be summed up and tasks for this year will be determined.

The Forest LLC project is included in the program "Integrated Development of Mono City Severononezhsk" as the most promising enterprise in the field of deep wood processing, waste reduction and efficient forest management and reforestation.

Press Service of the Governor and the Government of the Arkhangelsk Region