The Deputy Head of the City Administration for Economic Affairs Dmitry Chernyshov visited Empils Zinc LLC – Rostov’s flagship company manufacturing zinc white (zinc oxide).
Getting acquainted with the company’s work, the deputy mayor inspected the stove and packing department. Vyacheslav Balukhtin, the First Deputy General Director of the enterprise, also demonstrated installations for the production of zinc oxide for feed billets and equipment for granulation.
During the meeting they discussed the moving of the plant to another production site.
The First Deputy General Director of the enterprise said that zinc oxide is wide in use. It is used as a filler and pigment in the production of rubber products, plastics, perfumes and cosmetics, as well as in the manufacture of paints and enamel, animal feed, and dental products.
Today the enterprise has more than 100 employees. The process involves three furnaces. As Vyacheslav Balukhtin noted, more recently a new furnace appeared at the enterprise, which helps to achieve the main task of Empils Zinc LLC – the increase of production volume.
According to the performance indicators, in 2017 the company’s net profit for the first quarter was RUB 16 million. The pace of payment of wages to employees of the enterprise remains unchanged. The average monthly salary in 2017 is RUB 40 thousand, which is higher than the average for the city.
As for the geography of sales, in 2014-2016, exports were made to 17 countries: Ukraine, Belarus, Italy, Finland, Romania, Serbia, Czech Republic, Belgium, Poland, Germany, Uzbekistan, Kazakhstan, Bulgaria, Estonia, Lithuania, Slovenia, Slovakia.