Ilim Group is a major owner of the cardboard mill near Moscow
In May 2016 the company became the main owner of the Gofra Dmitrov with manufacturing facilities in the Moscow region.
The acquisition of another cardboard mill will double the volume of corrugated board production of the Ilim: joint capacity is 290 million m2 per year. The decision of business expanding corresponding to company development strategy, announced the press service of the Ilim.
The result is that the company is expanding its presence on the Russian market of corrugated packaging. Ilim Group is already included another cardboard mill, Ilim Gofra, near St. Petersburg.
Gofra Dmitrov is a modern manufacturing unit of the integrated corrugated board and packaging production. It is located in the Dmitrov town near Moscow with more than 200 employees.
Ilim Gofra is a modern cardboard mill with 260 employees located in the Kommunar, Leningrad region.The plant capacity is 140 million m2 per year.
“The Russian corrugated market is challenging and profitable in terms of investment, – says Franz Marx, CEO of the Ilim Group. – That’s why we decided to become one of the owners of the Gofra Dmitrov. Managing two modern cardboard mills which are located close to major markets, Moscow and St. Petersburg, we can provide our customers with the best conditions in terms of product range and quality, logistics and order volumes forming at the same time a unique market niche for our group”.