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New plant in Dobrush to start making coated pasteboard in Q1 2021

MINSK, 7 October (BelTA) - The first coated pasteboard at the new plant for the production of coated and uncoated pasteboard on the basis of the Dobrush Paper Factory "Hero of Labor" branch will be produced in the first quarter of 2021, Deputy Prime Minister Yuri Nazarov told the media on 6 October, BelTA has learned.

“In Q1 2021 we are likely to get high-quality pasteboard with pulp used as a cover layer in Dobrush. It will be a quality product, which has not be produced in the country and the post-Soviet space before. Coated pasteboard means further development of packaging, printing and things related to it,” said Yuri Nazarov.

According to the deputy prime minister, the launch of a new plant in Dobrush creates conditions for the opening of new enterprises, which in turn will make products from pasteboard.

“The recent global trend is to make eco-friendly, recyclable, not plastic packaging. Most enterprises of pulp and paper industry use waste paper for their production today,” said Yuri Nazarov. Belarus is currently working with one of the European companies to produce cardboard for furniture packaging from waste paper in Svetlogorsk.