Rubizhne cardboard packaging mill in Luhansk region, one of Ukraine’s largest cardboard packaging producers, produced 144 million square meters of corrugated cardboard boxes in January-July 2019, including goods from its subsidiary, Trypilsky packaging plant in Kyiv region, which was 1.1% down year-over-year.
In the seven months, the two enterprises demonstrated a slight increase in this indicator compared to the previous period of 2018.
The UkrPapir association said that the mills reduced production of components of corrugated cardboard (cardboard and fluting) by 20.5%, to nearly 100,000 tonnes, and cardboard output in general (including other types of this produce) fell by 23.6%, to 129,000 tonnes.
The total commodity amount produced by both enterprises in the period in monetary terms decreased by 15.7%, to UAH 2.669 billion.
According to UkrPapir association, cardboard packaging production in Ukraine in January-July 2019 fell by 2.7%, to 567.2 million square meters.
The Rubizhne cardboard packaging mill has been working on the packaging market since 1991. It produces components for corrugated cardboard (cardboard and fluting) and corrugated cardboard boxes. It also produces cardboard for gypsum boards.
Its most important customers are large confectioneries, juice and tobacco producers.
The Rubizhne cardboard packaging mill acquired Trypilsky packaging plant in 2002 and subsequently began producing corrugated cardboard and corrugated packaging.
In 2018, they produced 257.53 million square meters of corrugated cardboard boxes, which was 13.6% up on 2017.