Russian Soda Co. to build plant in St. Petersburg

Russian Soda Co., or RCK, plans to build a EUR 220 million (USD 271 million) glass plant in St. Petersburg, according to newspaper Vedomosti, citing Valeri Zakoptelov, RCK“s chief executive.
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Russian Soda Co., or RCK, plans to build a EUR 220 million (USD 271 million) glass plant in St. Petersburg, according to newspaper Vedomosti, citing Valeri Zakoptelov, RCK“s chief executive. RCK plans to start building the plant in 2006, and it will have a capacity of 220,000 tons a year, Vedomosti said. The company plans to supply car producers in the region, including Ford. Toyota will open a plant in 2007. RCK plans to build similar plants in Moscow and Perm, Vedomosti said.