History

2008

Establishment of Vologodchina Agro-Industrial Corporation (LLC).

2009

Negotiations with the country’s and the world’s leading research institutions on innovative flax processing solutions, followed by the search for Vologda-based industrial site to meet the needs of the investment project to launch the advanced flax processing.

2010

The discarded flax mill premises the company purchased for the project purposes in Sheksna, sees the start of its reconstruction.

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2011

The flax mill still under reconstruction, the company installs the primary processing line to convert retted straw into short flax fibre. It also purchases the equipment to process byproducts into what has become an innovative environmentally friendly material for pet litter – flax pellets.

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2012

The year sees the installation of the integrated medical flax wool production line, with components produced by the leading European manufacturers according to the innovative designs developed by Russian researchers.

Due to the joint efforts of our staff and the manufacturers’ installation supervisors, the assembly and commissioning went smoothly and at a fast pace.

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2013

31 July 2013 saw the official opening of the advanced facility to convert retted straw into medical wool and absorbing pellets for pet litter.

The ceremony was attended by Minister of Agriculture Nikolay Fedorov and Governor of Vologda Oleg Kuvshinnikov, who cut the ceremonial red ribbon together with APK Vologodchina Director General Evgeny Lukanin.

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2014

APK Vologodchina receives an internationally recognized certificate for quality management system, increases its production capacity, designs new projects and negotiates expansion into foreign medical products markets with its partners in Europe.

2015

Vologodchina Agro-Industrial Corporation sets its dealer network within the Russian Federation and seeks to expand its product range.