Greif commissioned a steel drum plant at a brownfield site in Vorsino industrial park, Kaluga Region. This is the seventh Greif drum plant in Russia.
The production facility has an area of 6,ooo sq.m. 50 new jobs have been created. The decision to select the site in the Central Russia was taken as it is located by Moscow Transport Hub in the vicinity of key customers’ sites.
The plant has an automated production line with the capacity of 2 million drums per annum. Apart from that, the second Greif line to manufacture IBC GCUBE containers is to be commissioned in the first 6 months of 2019 in Vorsino. The first such line is being operated at Greif Kazan plant. Greif customers will benefit from synergetic effect as the range of products manufactured by the plant is to be expanded and they will be able to place get combined deliveries from Vorsino plant.
Greif Inc. Is a global leading manufacturer of industrial packaging. It produces a wide range of packages of steel, polymers, paper and cardboard. It also renders services associated with mixing, blending and packing of chemicals for various industries.
Throughout the 25-year period of operations in the Russian market Greif actively develops its business and strives to meet the growing demand for steel drums.
All Greif Russian sites have been duly certified to meet the requirements of ISO 9001:2008 standards applicable to manufacturing steel drums, steel semi-products, IBCs, polycarbonate bottles and cardboard multi-layer industrial packaging materials. Over 400 companies of various industries from Russia and CIS countries purchase Greif products.