Gabriel-Chemie Group extends its activities in Russia

Gabriel-Chemie Group is represented in Russia by the limited liability company Gabrie-Chemie-Rus-2, which is a 100%-subsidiary of the Group with production facilities in Dorokhovo, Ruzsky rayon, approx. 80km in the southwest of Moscow, where the own products are made and with sales offices in Moscow and Saint-Petersburg.

"Russia is one of our target markets in the next business year and in the future and we will focus on expanding our sales team and consequently improve the service for our customers as well we will invest in equipment", says DI Rodolfo Santa Olalla, CEO Gabriel-Chemie Group.

The management of the Group constantly takes steps to increase its presence in the Russian market, including the following: During the last months projects have been realised to increase production capacity from 1,000 tons to 2,500 tons to enable the increase in product range of white masterbatches and additives, manufactured in Russia. There were also made additional investments in lab equipment. In the course of 2011 the production capacity again will be doubled and reach 5,000 tons.

New specialists, high-qualified and with professional experience have been recruited - among them a new Sales Director, Dmitry Grigoriev, and a new Plant Manager, Yury Gribanov.

The company invests a lot in training of the employees, including the training at production sites of the Group in Austria, Germany and at other plants. Regular work is carried out to develop new products to meet customer´s technical and specific requirements.

At the international exhibition INTERPLASTIKA 2011, which will take place from the 25th - 28th January 2011 in Moscow, ZAO Expocentr in Krasnaja Presnja, Gabriel-Chemie will be in hall/stand 8.1.A02.

About Gabriel-Chemie
GABRIEL-CHEMIE Group is specialised in the refining and colouring of plastics. The Company was founded in 1950 and is today one of the leading masterbatch producers in Europe. The independent, privately owned group has its headquarters in Gumpoldskirchen/Austria and further production sites in Russia, Great Britain, Hungary, the Czech Republic and in Germany.

More Information: www.gabriel-chemie.com, www.interplastica.de

25.-28. January 2011, Moscow, Hall/Stand 8.1.A02