LSR Group has become the first mass producer of clinker brick in Russia. The company launched a new advanced production line at its brick plant in the Leningrad region to manufacture clinker ceramic items. The line’s annual production capacity is up to 25 million bricks.
The new line is to produce a wide range of bricks: road paving clinker brick, facing clinker brick of various forms, colors and textures, shaped brick and original ceramic elements. In addition, the line is able to manufacture up to 40 million regular facing bricks per year.
Annual production capacity of the brick plant in the Leningrad region is up to 160 million bricks, in future production volume may reach 220 million bricks per year.
The total production capacity of LSR Group’s brick plants located in St. Petersburg, Leningrad and Moscow regions is about 300 million bricks per year.
Alexey Gavrilov, Managing Director of LSR. Bricks and Aerated Concrete – North-West, comments:
“The new production line was developed specially for LSR Group by one of the leading German companies. Due to its unique technological characteristics the line is able to produce both large- and small-size clinker brick starting from 30 th bricks per batch. Colour, texture and shape of bricks may vary. Manufacturing flexibility allows us to produce the most sought-after types of bricks”.
Notes to Editors:
OJSC LSR Group is a real estate development and building materials company founded in 1993 and operating in a number of complementary market segments. Its core business areas are production of building materials, real estate development and panel construction. LSR Group's main operations are located in St. Petersburg, Moscow and Yekaterinburg. As of 31 December 2012 (according to Cushman & Wakefield Russia), the net sellable area of the projects in LSR Group’s real estate portfolio is equal to 8.7m m2 with the market value of RUB 120bn. In 2012, the sales revenue of LSR Group amounted to RUB 61,122m (IFRS). LSR Group is a public company, with its GDRs traded on the London Stock Exchange and its ordinary shares traded on MICEX-RTS.
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