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June 20, 2008 17:22

Official grand opening of a new glass plant of Merefa Glass Company Ltd "

The official grand opening ceremony of a new glass plant of Merefa Glass Company Ltd. (Merefa, Kharkiv Region) took place on June 19, 2008.

The participants of the opening ceremony were, among others, the Head of Kharkiv Regional State Administration Arsen Avakov; one of the plant shareholders, the DCH Group President Aleksandr Yaroslavskyy; the Managing Director of HEYE International GmbH Jochen E. Bollert (Germany) and the Project Manager Achim Prange (HEYE International GmbH, Germany), whose specialists carried out the delivery, installation, commissioning and start-up of the plant equipment.

Representatives of different enterprises – consumers of Merefa Glass Plant glassware, top managers of the leading glass container consumers of Abkhazia, Italy, Lithuania, Russia, France and Ukraine – took part in the opening ceremony.

The General Director of Merefa Glass Company Ltd. Maksym Mamchur pointed out: “In May 2009 our glass plant reached its production capacity – 800 000 glass container units per day or 25 000 000 units per month. All the glassware produced in the plant is sold to the customers with whom we concluded long-term contracts, including export contracts as well. Mr. Mamchur underlined that the plant had already fulfilled a number of orders for design of drawings and production of exclusive bottles.