The total value of the above deliveries is approximately 2 million euros.
To Russia, Gorohovets Vladimiskaya Oblast, Raute delivers a glass batch plant including design of steel construction, machinery for raw material and batch transfer, dosing, weighing and mixing systems as well as control system for the batch plant and the cullet return line. Machinery delivery takes place in turn of the year 2003/2004 and start-up of the batch plant in April 2004.
To Turkey Raute delivers a batch plant to Sisecams Mersin glass plant which produces security and figured glass. The delivery includes dosing, weighing and mixing systems as well as control system for the batch plant and the cullet return line. Machinery will be delivered in February 2004 and the start-up of the plant is planned for the summer 2004.
This new project is Rautes first batch plant order for Sisecams container glass industry. Since 1996, Raute Precision has delivered four batch plants for Sisecams fibre and float glass industry. According to Sisecam, the factors behind the purchase decision were Raute Precisions high quality and reliable systems as well as successful management of the previous, tight scheduled batch plant projects.
Raute Precision, a member of Raute Group, supplies weighing and dosing systems and plants to process industries worldwide. The companys strengths are its in-depth competence in weighing and dosing, and related automation, combined with the capability to manage global project deliveries. In glass batch plants Raute Precision is one of the two leading suppliers in the world.
Raute Groups net sales in 2002 amounted to 89 million euros and the Group has a staff of 801.