The ceremony of laying the first stone in the foundation of the Syngenta plant took place on the Yelets site of the Lipetsk Special Economic Zone. Syngenta is one of the world's leading agricultural companies. The ceremony was attended by the head of the administration of the Lipetsk region Igor Artamonov, general director of the Agency for Strategic Initiatives Svetlana Chupsheva, director of the company Singeta Jonathan Brown and director of the SEZ Lipetsk Dmitry Dudarev.
Igor Artamonov thanked the investor for his trust and the choice of a site for the construction of a plant in the Lipetsk region. “I am glad that the world leader chose the Yelets platform of the special economic zone. This indicates investor confidence in the federal and regional authorities. The new plant is, firstly, jobs, and secondly, the development of a special economic zone. We hope that other companies will come for Syngenta. We are waiting for new offers »- said Igor Artamonov.
Investments in the project will amount to 1,6 billion rubles, more than 40 jobs will be created. The first phase of the project involves the production of plant protection products with a total annual volume of 5 million liters. The plant is scheduled to be commissioned in 2021.
“This is the largest investment project of our company in the last five years. We chose the place for construction, taking into account the traffic interchange, there are many agricultural enterprises nearby, these are our customers. We will be able to quickly respond to their requests and quickly deliver products. In addition, we quickly found a common language with the local authorities, they help us in everything. We hope to educate staff for ourselves, we plan to participate in the educational programs of educational institutions in the region ”, - noted the director of Syngenta LLC Jonathan Brown.
The work of the administration to attract investors was highly appreciated by the Director General of the Agency for Strategic Initiatives Svetlana Chupsheva. “The special economic zone of the Lipetsk region is one of the three leaders and today's event once again proves the great interest of investors in the region. Favorable conditions and infrastructure are being created for large companies, for small and medium-sized businesses. A lot of questions are given to training. We are confident that the Lipetsk region will continue to move forward ”- said Svetlana Chupsheva.
Syngenta was established in Switzerland in 2000 by combining the agricultural divisions of Novartis AG and AstraZeneca Plc. Representatives of Syngenta are open in 90 countries of the world. Today, Syngenta offers farmers not only a wide selection of seeds of key field crops in the Russian region - sunflower, corn - and a wide range of plant protection products, but also comprehensive professional protection programs.
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