KYIV. May 18 (Interfax-Ukraine) – Investments in the modernization of production of glass euro bottles by PJSC Consumers-Sklo-Zorya (Rivne region), one of the largest glass container manufacturers in Ukraine – Verallia, amounted to EUR12 million.
“French investors have modernized the production of glass euro bottles at Consumers-Sklo-Zorya for EUR12 million,” Head of Rivne Regional State Administration Oleksiy Muliarenko told the Uriadovy Kurier newspaper.
According to information on the company’s website, investments were made in 2016. In particular, more than EUR10 million was spent on the installation of new equipment in furnace No. 2, which specializes in production of extra flint glass.
“The complete modernization of the three production lines will strengthen Verallia’s position in the market of small and medium-sized producers. The new equipment will strengthen partnership with many customers who have been users of transparent glass packaging for many years,” the company website said.
Consumers-Sklo-Zorya employs 800 employees. The plant produced one million units of goods per day.
The majority shareholder of the company is Germany’s Verallia Deutschland Aktiengesellschaft.