Angel Yeast (Russia) Plant officially went into production
February 28, 2019
On February 27, 2019, the completion and commissioning ceremony of Angel Yeast (Russia) plant was held in the factory area of Dankov.
At 9 o'clock in the morning, the completion ceremony officially started. Chairman Yu Xuefeng of Angel Yeast Company gave a welcome speech. The first deputy governor of Lipetsk State, the Speaker of the State Assembly, Li Jingyuan, from the Counsellor's Office of the Chinese Embassy in Russia, and the Chairman of the Russian Sugar Producers Association, each delivered a warm speech.
In his speech, Chairman Yu Xuefeng said that investment in the new Russian yeast plant is an important strategic measure for Angel Yeast to implement global operations and is also an important action in response to the “One Belt, One Road” initiative proposed by Chinese President Xi Jinping. “After more than three years of construction and trial operation, we have achieved the goal of “building Russia's most advanced yeast plant and Angel Yeast's most advanced production line”. An internationally leading yeast plant has stood on the land of Lipetsk, with production and quality indicators meeting design standards, and has received acceptance from several regulatory authorities and factory production licenses. Angel Yeast has been deeply rooted in this beautiful land.”
Chairman Yu Xuefeng also spoke highly of the advanced nature of the Angel Russia Plant from the leading edge of technology and equipment, the richness of variety, the sustainability and the localization advantages of employees. He said that compared with all plants of Angel Yeast Company, the investment in thousands of tons of dry yeast of the Russia Plant is the largest. “We do not hesitate to invest in these investments and firmly believe that these inputs will generate good returns for shareholders and stakeholders in the future.” The Chairman expressed his sincere gratitude to the Embassy in Russia, the Lipetsk State Government, surrounding communities, construction partners, raw material suppliers, etc. Special thanks to all the employees who participated in the project construction and operation, thanking them for using their hands and wisdom to have built the most advanced and world-class yeast plant in Russia. The completion of the completion ceremony marks that the Russian factory has officially entered a new stage of development.
The first deputy governor of Lipetsk said in his speech that Russia-China relations have achieved good development under the direct concern of President Putin and President Xi Jinping. Angel Russia Plant is a concrete manifestation of this relationship. Angel Russia has created many jobs, increased taxes, and improved the professional quality of employees, especially environmental protection, and invested heavily in sewage treatment. It is the most advanced yeast factory in Russia and the first-class plant in Europe. The Lipetsk State Government will continue to support Angel’s development and demonstrate the exchange and cooperation between Lipetsk State and the Chinese government in economy, trade, culture, tourism and education.
Li Jing congratulated the Angel Russia plant for its successful completion and production. Thanks to the Lipetsk state government for its support and high evaluation of the implementation and operation of the Angel project, the Angel Russia plant is the landmark project and success of China's investment projects in Russia. A model of cooperation, as a diplomat in Russia, he is proud of having such a company of China to take root in the Russian land. He also emphasized that the Chinese Embassy in Russia will, as always, support the two countries' enterprises to carry out mutually beneficial and win-win economic cooperation, and are willing to provide all possible assistance and services for this purpose.
Chairman Yu Xuefeng and the first deputy governor jointly pressed the button that symbolizes the production and operation of the Angel Russia Plant. The completion ceremony was successfully completed in the gorgeous fireworks.
China CCTV, Xinhua News Agency, People's Daily and Russia's CCTV, Lipetsk State TV and other mainstream media and news units were invited to participate in the completion and production ceremony.
Federal Inspector General, Lipetsk State Government Representatives, Chairman of the Russian-Asian Industry Association, Chinese and Russian Media Representatives, Russian Sugar Association, Russian Factory Construction and Supervision Unit, Suppliers and Partners, Industrial and Commercial Bank of China, The representative of the Export-Import Bank in Russia, etc., a total of more than 100 people witnessed this historical moment.