New knitting production in the Tomsk region
In the Tomsk region, at the "Tsarina" sewing factory, the production of knitted pile fabric was launched, the Ministry of Industry and Trade of the Russian Federation reports.
The factory invested 75 million rubles in the new workshop. Its design capacity will be 216 tons of canvas per year. The new production will allow "Tsarina" to meet her own material needs and sell the material to wholesale buyers.
To date, the annual volume of the Russian market of knitted pile fabrics is estimated at 1,600-1,800 tons, not counting imports of finished products.
"This is a unique enterprise for our country, especially considering that it operates in the consumer market, where there is a very competitive environment from our eastern neighbors."
Evgeny Ryzhov, Director of the Department of Development of Domestic Trade, Light Industry and Legalization of Product Turnover
The new products of "Tsarina" will be able to replace up to 10 percent of foreign analogues, create jobs and pay additional taxes to the budget.
The clothing factory "Tsarina" was organized in 2001. The company includes CJSC "Tomsk Leather Goods" and shoe manufacturer LLC "TOKO". The factory's production facilities are located in Tomsk, Tomsk and Kozhevnikovsky districts, Kemerovo region. The number of employees of the factory is 150 people. Among the manufactured products are soft-stuffed toys, knitted clothes of the nursery assortment, sintepon, bed linen, blankets, pillows, sleeping bags, school uniforms, home, walking and special shoes (for chemical and food industries), travel and sports bags. The total volume of output is more than 400 thousand units of finished products per year.
Photo: press service of the Ministry of Industry and Trade of the Russian Federation