Segezha Group plans to build new cross-laminated timber plant in Russia

Heads of Housebuilding Division of Segezha Group (affiliated to Sistema JSFC) and Sokol Timber Company JSC, Russian leader of housebuilding, visited mills of the leading European manufacturers of equipment for the production of glued beams, bars and CLT-panels in Germany, Austria and Switzerland.
The company is negotiating the purchase of equipment for the creation of the first plant for the production of CLT-panels for multi-storey wooden house construction in Russia.
Russian largest producer of laminated wood structures plans to start the construction of the workshop for the CLT production in 2018. The investments in new production will be about RUB 1.5 billion ($24 million). The construction period is about 1.5 years.Plant representatives held a series of working meetings with the manufacturers of modern industrial equipment Weinig AG and Minda Industrieanlagen GMbH.
Dmitry Rudenko, Segezha Group Vice President, Head of the Housebuilding Division, said: “We are working in a close contact with the leading European manufacturers of equipment for wooden house construction for about 1.5 years. Designing the plant, an innovative one, is a difficult and very interesting task. I’m sure we will soon launch a new production of cross laminated timber panels, with strengthening the leadership position of the Sokol Timber Company in the market of wooden house construction.”
Segezha Group (affiliated to Sistema JSFC) is one of the largest Russian vertically integrated timber holding companies.

Comments are closed.