Huhtamaki expands in Russia
Huhtamaki strengthens its position as a leading egg packaging provider in Russia by investing at its manufacturing unit in Ivanteevka. The total investment of approximately EUR 8 million consists of additional manufacturing capacity, warehouse extension and infrastructure improvement. The new capacity will be operational in May 2016.
With the expansion, Ivanteevka unit is able to meet the needs of the rapidly growing egg market in Russia and develop more added value products to support customers’ growth.
“In Russia, we are the number one egg packaging manufacturer. With support and know-how from our operations team we have continuously improved our production efficiency. With this new, state-of-the-art machinery we invest in the future growth, and in serving our customers better,” says Petr Domin, interim Executive Vice President, Molded Fiber.
Facts about Huhtamaki
- Huhtamaki has approximately 15,800 employees across 71 manufacturing units and 23 sales offices worldwide, and with 3 business areas - foodservice packaging, flexible packaging and molded fiber packaging - is proud to manufacture packaging that helps great products reach more people, more easily.
- In Ivanteevka, Russia, Huhtamaki has 2 manufacturing units: a molded fiber packaging manufacturing unit and a foodservice packaging unit.
- Molded fiber unit in Ivanteevka employs approximately 100 people and has been manufacturing molded fiber packaging such as egg cartons, cup carriers and egg trays over 10 years. Huhtamaki has approximately 570 employees in Russia.
For further information, please contact:
Katariina Hietaranta, Head of Group Communications and IR, tel. +358 10 686 7863