Extension of a food processing plant owned by Atria

CTS Engtec Ltd.'s Russian subsidiary has concluded an agreement with the internationally-operating Finnish food company Atria Plc. The agreement covers the extension of a meat processing plant managed by Atria’s subsidiary Pit-Product. The target of the investment, worth approximately MEUR 4.6, as announced by Atria, is one of Russia’s most modern meat processing plants located in Gorelovo, St. Petersburg.

OOO CTS Engtec is responsible for the overall design, which includes the plant engineering, architectural and structural engineering as well as electrical, automation, ventilation, environmental, water and waste water management planning.

The agreement with Atria also covers OOO CTS Engtec's General Designer certified activities, Stage P- phase (project phase), GIP (main project engineer) and GAP tasks (principal architect), all permitting services and authority approvals for the plant implementation phase.

OOO CTS Engtec will be responsible for planning and project management, documentation, project schedules, design of the interfaces and preparation of all permitting documents according to the contract and in accordance with Russian legislation and regulations.

The plant is expected to be launched in 2014.

The assignment will support the position of OOO CTS Engtec as a strong local player in planning, engineering, licensing and project management services in Russia. The number of personnel working at the St. Petersburg branch of OOO CTS Engtec is approximately 15, and their workload is shared, if necessary, by the parent company's staff in Finland.

Atria Russia is an international food producing company. Its product range includes fresh meat and meat products, pizza and minced meat products. Atria Russia (Pit-Product Ltd) was established in 1996 in St. Petersburg. In 2005 the Company became a part of an international Finnish concern Atria Plc, which is one of the biggest food producing companies in Scandinavian countries, Baltic region and Russia. Nowadays Atria Russia is the leader of St. Petersburg market with brand Pit-Product and it sells products under the well known brand CampoMos in Moscow and other regions of Russia. The Company also presents brand Sybilla for a fast food market segment.