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Saratovstroysteklo to start producing energy-saving glass in 2019

JSC Saratovstroysteklo plans to modernize its production facilities

Saratovstroysteklo will reportedly start the production of energy-saving glass in 2019, with investments in the project of RUB 1.5 billion.

“JSC Saratovstroysteklo plans to modernize its production facilities – there will be new workshops with equipment for the production of energy-saving glass. The total investment in the project is more than RUB 1.5 billion.” The company is expected to reach its full capacity in 2019, “said Minister of Industry and Energy of the region Andrey Kulikov.
He specified that the volume of production will be 8 million square meters of high-tech glass per year. “At the moment, the company received a soft loan worth RUB 500 million from the Russian Industry Development Fund.” Now the construction of the shop is ongoing, equipment is being purchased, “Kulikov added.
According to the minister, 23 new high-tech jobs will be created. This is the first large-scale project to produce energy-saving glass in the region. It is expected that the plant’s products will be used in construction, not only in the Saratov region, but also exported to other regions and abroad.
According to the Ministry of Industry and Energy of the region, the factory for the production of window glass was established in Saratov in 1958. At that time, it was the largest factory in Europe with a continuous glass rolling system and a total area of 560 square meters. At the moment, JSC Saratovstroysteklo is one of the largest manufacturers of sheet glass in Russia, it employs 445 people.

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