Joint-stock company Arnest (Nevinnomyssk city, Stavropol region) has started the operation of high-speed aluminum can production line.

The participants of the official ceremony were Deputy Prime Minister of Russian Federation Arkadii Dvorkovich, Governor of Stavropol region Vladimir Vladimirov, President of JSC Arnest Alexey Sagal and representatives of federal, regional and local authorities.

Guests were impressed by scales of growing production and marked its performance and reliability.

The line was installed in new production facility which floor-space makes more than five thousand square meters and can fit three production lines, underlining the determination of the company to expansion and instrumentation by the most advanced equipment. New line is capable to produce aluminum cans of the most complex designs and fitted with nine-color printing and computer vision technologies. Technical characteristics of the equipment can allow producing up to 200 cans per minute or 50 million cans per year.

Investments in this project supported by Ministry of Industry and Trade of Russian Federation and Government of Stavropol region made up at more than one billion roubles.

Carrying out of that project will allow to increase production of aluminum cans and to reduce dependence on importing.

Before the start of the production line Arkadii Dvorkovich marked: “What we saw at already working facilities makes a great impression. It’s a real hi-tech production which can afford to manufacture goods according to the world’s highest standards. Arnest is trusted by world leaders of cosmetic industry. Important orders and great opportunities are waiting.”

Deputy Prime Minister also mentioned that Federal government is ready to support further development of Arnest. Arkadii Dvorkovich said: “Russian government due to present and future programs, declared by President of Russian Federation Vladimir Putin in his Address to the Federal Assembly, will support new investments and expansion into new foreign markets.”

President of JSC Arnest marked that “Active investment policy allows Arnest not only to be a technological leader on traditional markets, but also set more and more ambitious challenges”

Alexey Sagal also declared that “We are making a high-quality production and really have an ambition to sell our products on the foreign markets. We can do all of this not for Russian consumer only but for consumers from all around the world.”