05/25/2012: Mondi Syktyvkar officially launched a strategic upgrade project for the Komi Thermal Power Plant
In the first stage of plant modernization investments amount to of more than 8 billion rubles - which is part of the approved program of capital investment "Mondi" for 2017-2019. The main goal of the project is to ensure stable and safe generation of heat and electricity for the plant and for Komi Republic.
"Modernization of the plant is the largest investment project at the enterprise after the STEP project implemented in 2010. The Syktyvkar timber processing plant is a key facility not only in the plant's infrastructure, it provides about 20 percent of the region's electricity needs, it is a significant part, and it is the only source of heat and hot water for the Ezhva district of Syktyvkar with a population of about 60 thousand people.Our thermal power plant is unique on the scale of Russia in general and the Mondi group in particular.It has been operating for more than 50 years and deserves a full-fledged program said" Klaus Peller, the general director of Mondi Syktyvkar at the presentation ceremony.
Deputy Prime Minister Komi-head of the Ministry of Construction of the region Konstantin Lazarev stressed that the project is one of the largest in the North-West Federal District.
The heat and power plant worked reliably and accident-free for 51 years. "I can only say good words to those who built this project, put it into operation and exploited it, I would like to see the launch of this large investment project of Mondi work even more confidently." I believe that the project will serve the republic's welfare and ensure sustainable Power supply not only to the plant, bu to consumers as well, "he said.
The plant has already received a positive approval of the state expertise and permission for construction and installation works from the supervisory authorities, contracts with the main suppliers are concluded. The commissioning of new equipment is scheduled for 2019.
08/13/2016: The plant for assembling tower cranes started operating in Syktyvkar
The project is implemented at the production facilities of the Syktyvkar Metal Processing Plant. Investments are more than 250 million rubles. Now the company employs more than 50 employees, in 2017 their number is expected to triple - up to 150 people, 30 of them - engineering and technical workers.
By the end of the year, the plant plans to produce from 20 to 50 units of equipment with an average cost of 25 million rubles.
For the production of new tower cranes under the trademark Rokra (abbreviated "Russian crane") in Italy, the PEINER SYSTEM plant was purchased.
In 2016, the plant intends to work in a pilot production mode and establish technology development, and next year plans to reach the design capacity of up to 150 tower cranes and localize the production of components.
The plant will produce cranes MK-180 and MK-220. Now the plant employs about 50 employees, but by the end of the year the staff is planned to increase to 150 people. The average monthly salary of welders and locksmiths is in the region of 25-30 thousand rubles, and the backbone of the production are the workers and the specialists employed. The enterprise is actively working to attract young people for traineeships and further employment.