The North West market is a strategic direction for the development of the EUROCEMENT group, which includes both Russian consumers and export deliveries.
The main Holding facilities operating in this market are located in the Leningrad region, namely Petersburg Cement in the western part of the region, and Pikalevsky Cement in the eastern part. The Holding is intensively developing these plants and is implementing major investment projects to increase production efficiency as well as product competitiveness.
Large-scale projects are implemented under the agreement on socioeconomic co-operation with the government of the Leningrad region. The company, Petersburg Cement, has earned its own power plant and Pikalevsky Cement has begun to produce products from the modernised grinding department, which is characterised by improved quality characteristics. Customers have already positively evaluated the new product quality.
In October, the Holding appointed new plant directors; Pikalevsky Cement will be headed by Andrey Vashchilov, while Petersburg Cement was headed by Vladimir Fetisov. They have many years of experience in the cement industry and implementing large projects. Andrey Vashchilov previously worked at various enterprises of the EUROCEMENT group while Vladimir Fetisov, a graduate of BSTU. V.G. Shukhova, began his career as an electrician at the Maltsovsky Portland Cement enterprise. Before joining Petersburg Cement, Fetisov also headed the Asia Cement plant.
The EUROCEMENT group is setting important tasks for the new management in order to increase the company’s supplies. The goals include ensuring the stability of enterprises, increasing the efficiency of production processes, and maintaining high product quality as well as developing its customer services.
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