Anadolu Cam“s Russian facility becomes operational

Anadolu Cam Sanayi announced at the end of April that the furnace of the beer bottle manufacturing facility in the region of Vladimir in Russia had become operational as of 25 April. An investment of …

Anadolu Cam Sanayi announced at the end of April that the furnace of the beer bottle manufacturing facility in the region of Vladimir in Russia had become operational as of 25 April. An investment of US$ 26 million was made in the factory, which will produce 90,000 tons of bottle per year, equal to 300,000 units. Lafarge Aslan makes US$ 8.8 million of exports in 2001. The general manager of Lafarge Aslan Cimento, Cevat Erdeve said that the domestic sales of the company had decreased by 26% in 2001. Yet, exports rose to US$ 8.8 million from US$ 3.6 million the previous year. He said that they export 30% of the production, and targeted US$ 10 million in exports in 2002.