HELSINKI, Nov. 20, 2019 (Press Release) -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.
UPM Raflatac is labeling a smarter future beyond fossils by developing innovative and sustainable labeling solutions. As one of the world’s leading producers of self-adhesive label materials, we supply high-quality paper and film label stock for consumer product and industrial labeling through a global network of factories, distribution terminals and sales offices. We employ around 3,000 people and made sales of EUR 1.5 billion (USD 1.9 billion) in 2018. UPM Raflatac is part of UPM.
We deliver renewable and responsible solutions and innovate for a future beyond fossils across six business areas: UPM Biorefining, UPM Energy, UPM Raflatac, UPM Specialty Papers, UPM Communication Papers and UPM Plywood. We employ around 19,000 people worldwide and our annual sales are approximately EUR 10.5 billion. Our shares are listed on Nasdaq Helsinki Ltd. UPM Biofore – Beyond fossils.