On the 1st of July within the framework of 45th Arnest anniversary celebration, on the premises of the enterprise solemn start-up of high-speed production line No.10 for aluminum can manufacture for aerosol products took place. Start button of the new equipment was pushed by the President of Arnest Group Alexey Sagan and the Minister of the Russian Federation of North Caucasus Affairs Lev Kuznetsov.

Honorary guests of the event were Deputy Director of Industry Development Fund Sergey Vologda, First Deputy Chairman of Stavropol Region Government Ivan Kovalyov, Minister of Energy, Industry and Communications of Stavropol Region Vitaly Hotsenko and strategic partners of the enterprise.

“The company produces high-quality import-substituting products, which in this case are competitive in foreign markets too”, – mentioned in his speech Lev Kuznetsov, placing emphasis on the fact that “the measures of state support that have been used in the modernization of the enterprise clearly indicate that the alliance of business and government can give excellent results.” According to the minister, the dynamics of new departments opening of OJSC Arnest testifies to the effectiveness of the company and demand for its products in the market.

Alexey Sagal thanked all the employees of the plant for fruitful work. “We together with you managed to give impetus to the company, which now made it the leader of the industry”, – said the President of Arnest Group and noted that every year the company opens new development directions, including education directions. In addition, Alexey Sagal thanked Minkavkaz of Russia, the Government of Stavropol Region and business supporting funds. According to him, such cooperation “is good for the company and the region.”

Modern line “Canmatic 200″, which is able to produce aluminum cans of the most complex shapes and designs, is equipped with 9-color printing and computer vision technologies; equipment specifications allow to produce up to 200 finished cans every minute. According to estimation of the company’s management, the project will increase the production of aluminum cans up to 160 mln. pieces per year, simultaneously reducing dependence on foreign supplies of semi-finished products and will create about 25 new work positions. At the moment the line is already provided with orders from the company’s customers for the second half of 2016 and 2017. The approximate cost of the project realization amounts to 650 mln. rubles.