UPM Raflatac opens new terminal in Chelyabinsk, Russia to serve growing Ural region
UPM Raflatac has opened a new labelstock slitting and distribution terminal in Chelyabinsk, Russia. The facility features two meter-wide slitting capabilities and allows UPM Raflatac to offer an expanded range of innovative and sustainable paper, film and specials products to customers in the Ural region.
This new terminal joins UPM Raflatac’s Russian Terminal Network, which includes facilities in St. Petersburg and Moscow region that opened in 2009 and 2011, respectively. It further expands the service network and confirms the company’s commitment to the Russian market and surrounding region.
“Our new terminal in Chelyabinsk takes us to a whole different level. Ural is the most developed industrial region in Russia and the opening of the new terminal will allow us to shorten our lead times as well as better serve the Volga, Siberia, Far East and in the future Central Asia regions,” says Alexander Sorokin, Director, Sales, Russia, UPM Raflatac.