Chance Enterprise, the largest plant for the production of plant protection products in Europe, opened on October 7 at the Yelets site of the Lipetsk SEZ. The head of the Lipetsk Region Administration Igor Artamonov and the Deputy Minister of Industry and Trade of Russia Mikhail Ivanov took part in the solemn ceremony of launching the new production.
“The opening of this enterprise is significant not only for the Lipetsk region, but also for the entire industry of plant protection chemicals,” noted Mikhail Ivanov. - This industry is actively developing. Over the past ten years, the market for plant protection products in Russia has grown threefold, and production - eightfold. We hope that thanks to the commissioning of a new enterprise in the Yeletsk region, we will be able to increase the production capacity for the production of plant protection chemicals up to 300 thousand tons per year ”.
Investments in the project amounted to four billion rubles. In the future, the plant will create 350 jobs. The enterprise is equipped with the most modern equipment. Production capacity - 50 million tons of products per year. At the first stage, 60 types of drugs will be produced here, in the future their number will grow to 100.
“The opening of such a large enterprise confirms the status of the Lipetsk region as one of the most attractive regions for investors. We see that our region is appreciated and wants to work here, ”said Igor Artamonov, head of the Lipetsk region.
“We have chosen the Lipetsk region for a number of important advantages over other regions. The region is conveniently located in the central part of Russia with very good logistics. In addition, the necessary infrastructure has been created in the economic zone and tax benefits are in effect, ”commented Magomedalim Javadov, President of the Chance Group.
The company's products are used by over three thousand agricultural producers in all Russian regions. When it reaches its full capacity, Chance Enterprise will be able to produce 30% of all plant protection products needed in Russia, as well as produce export products.