Ruscam glass factory opened

Ruscam company, part of Sisecam, the largest glass corporation of Turkey, announced on 6 September opening of its first glass factory in Gorokhovets, Vladimir Region. The new factory will produce up t…

Ruscam company, part of Sisecam, the largest glass corporation of Turkey, announced on 6 September opening of its first glass factory in Gorokhovets, Vladimir Region. The new factory will produce up to 1 billion glass bottles a year when it reaches full capacity. Investments in construction of the first part of the factory amounted to US$ 28 million. Overall investments in the factory including three new parts will amount to US$ 60 million. Now, the factory produces 0.5-liter beer bottles, but in the future the company plans to produce all kinds of glass packaging. Ruscam expects that the factory will pay back in four years. Sisecam is one of the largest manufacturers of glass in Europe and in the whole world, with 37 production units. In 2001, output of the corporation amounted to 1.409 million tons.