Rubizhne cardboard packaging mill in Luhansk region, one of Ukraine’s largest cardboard packaging producers, produced 235.23 million square meters of corrugated cardboard boxes in January-November 2018, including goods from its Trypilsky packaging plant, which is 13.6% up year-over-year.
Thus, production growth in the 11 months somewhat slowed compared to the same period last year, the UkrPapir association said.
The mills increased production of components of corrugated cardboard (cardboard and fluting) by 4.6%, to 267,130 tonnes.
The total commodity amount produced by both plants in the period in monetary terms grew by 30%, to UAH 5.113 billion.
According to UkrPapir association, cardboard packaging production in Ukraine in January-November 2018 fell by 0.4% and amounted to 932.49 million square meters.
The Rubizhne cardboard packaging mill has worked on the packaging market since 1991, and specializes in the production of components for corrugated cardboard (cardboard and fluting) and corrugated cardboard boxes.
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.