MOSCOW (MRC) - The Neo-Pak company (Novosibirsk) has installed another technological line for the production of polymer packaging, which consists of a three-layer extrusion blow molding line, a Soma Optima2 flexo printing machine, a Lamiflex laminator and a slitter rewinder, the Novosibirsk government said in a statement.
It is expected that the implementation of the project will increase the market share for flexible packaging in the Siberian Federal District, the Urals and neighboring countries (Kazakhstan, Uzbekistan, etc.), for packages - throughout the Russian Federation and the CIS, create additional jobs (46 units) and to increase the plant's capacity by 40%.
The Neo-pack company in October 2020 received the approval of a loan for 250 million rubles. within the framework of the Industrial Development Fund (IDF) "Development Projects" program. It was planned to double the production of flexible polymer packaging and bags, including for the distribution of goods from online stores.
The first stage of production with investments of 251.2 million rubles and a capacity of 6 thousand tons of flexible packaging per year was launched in the second quarter of 2019, reaching full capacity by 2026.
According to MRC's ScanPlast report, Russia's estimated PE consumption totalled 1,868,160 tonnes in the first nine months of 2021, up by 18% year on year. Shipments of all grades of ethylene polymers increased.
The Neo-Pak company was founded in 2009 in Novosibirsk. Today, the production capacity of Neo-Pak is 18 thousand km of printing per month and 700 tonnes of film per month. The number of employees of the company is about 200 people, the occupied area is 12,000 m. Neo-Pak produces a wide range of flexible packaging materials for various industries (food, chemical, etc.), as well as custom, serial and courier packages. The company provides a full cycle of packaging manufacturing services: blowing films, prepress, printing and post-processing, quality control and delivery to the end consumer.