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TOMSK, Jun 7
– RIA Tomsk. The Interglass glassware plant located in Samus settlement (a part of CATU
Seversk, a satellite city of Tomsk) has increased the total annual output of
bottles and the share of recyclable materials used in its production
modernization program; the total cost amounted to over 488 million rubles, the
press service of the regional administration said.
was reported that Seversk Interglass proceeded to the modernization of
production in 2020 – th first stage (till the beginning of 2021) was the
modernization of existing lines to increase the container output and its
quality. At the second stage (until the end of 2022) it is planned to build the
second stage of the plant.
Modern narrow-neck press-blowing technology was introduced within the
framework of the modernization - with its help, high-strength bottles can be
produced that are one-quarter lighter. Thanks to this, Interglass will reduce
raw material and energy costs, and consumers will optimize transportation
"Previously, the total annual capacity of the two glass-forming
machines was 108 million products, but after the modernization it rose to 120
million. The enterprise has also increased the share of recyclable materials
used in the production of new bottles from 25% to 30%," says the report.
It is noted that these factors will positively influence implementation of
the Ecology national project on increase of volumes of waste recycling in the
According to the press service, the total sum of investments for
modernization exceeded 488 million rubles, 244 million out of which were
provided by the Industrial Development Fund, which is part of the VEB.RF group.
It was also previously reported that the plant was created in 2018 on the
basis of the bankrupt Seversksteklo glass manufacturing plant. The plant has
two glassblowing furnaces (Czech Republic), as well as packaging lines made in
France and Germany.