Domestic ink companies are becoming major players in the industry, led by Gangut.
Vladislav Vorotnikov, Russia Correspondent08.01.17
Since the fall of the Soviet Union, Russia’s ink market was almost fully dominated by foreign companies. This situation is about to change, as since 2014, domestic manufacturers are steadily perking up, taking advantage of the new economic environment.
In late December 2016, LLC Gangut Industrial and Trade Company has commissioned a large factory for production of printing inks in Moscow Oblast, stating that with this project it was going to claim a third of the domestic market. Gangut already runs a facility for the production of printing inks in the same region, with the declared production capacity of 1,200 metric tons (mt); this new facility should raise the total company’s production performance to nearly 6,600 mt per year, making it the largest manufacturer of printing inks in Russia.
Anatoly Karpunin, Gangut’s general director, reveals that the company in the future can boost the output even further, at least in case of good demand for new products. The p
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