MINSK, 29 August (BelTA) - AMKODOR-Onego and Karelia Pulp have signed a cooperation agreement during the Karelia regional forum in Petrozavodsk, BelTA learned from the press service of the Belarusian company.
The agreement envisages participation of specialists of both companies in development, testing and introduction of new types of machines and equipment for forestry works with the help of AMKODOR machinery on the Karelia Pulp subordinate territories.
“Thanks to our joint work, we will make a significant contribution to the development of the timber industry and to the implementation of the import substitution program in the country,” Deputy General Director for Commercial Issues at AMKODOR-Onego Sergei Gorbatenko said.
Karelia Pulp is Russia's largest exporter of newsprint, supplying products to more than 50 countries. The company produces newsprint on the production site of Kondopoga pulp and paper mill. The company has also logistics and logging resources. Its production capacities make Karelia Pulp the leading newsprint producer in Russia and European countries.
Amkodor was established in 1927. Nowadays the company makes construction machines, forestry machines, agricultural machines, municipal vehicles, and their components for all branches of the economy. Amkodor enterprises make about 6,500 products, over 125 models and modifications of the machines and vehicles that work in 40 countries across the globe. The holding company embraced a policy favoring innovative projects in the last few years.