Pasta maker Mafka launches new line – Company News – Brief Article

Pasta maker Mafka launches new line – Company News – Brief Article – Statistical Data Included

Russian firm Makfa has started up an automated line at its second pasta-making facility, which is able to produce 4.4 tonnes of pasta an hour, company sources tell Interfax. They said that the new line is intended for the making of short-length product.

Plans are that the installation of the second line of the pasta plant will be wrapped up this July, and by the end of this year a third line, one for the making of long pastas, will be introduced.

The plant`s construction began back in 1998, and it will mainly be using Italian-made equipment. When all three lines are up and running, production capacity will jump 70% to 13 000t to 14 000t of pasta product monthly.

Company management plans to expand Mafka`s sales markets, shipping pasta to Uzbekistan, Ukraine, Kazakhstan, Georgia, Belarus, Armenia, Azerbaijan, China and Pakistan.

Last year, Makfa turned out 67 790t of pasta goods against the 71 000t it made the year before.

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