The head of Basalt Projects visited the Urals with a working visit
During a business trip, Maxim Chernykh visited a number of companies, including Russian Basalt Ltd.
A business meeting with senior management of Russian Basalt Ltd, which is one of the Russia’s largest manufacturers of continuous basalt fiber, was held in a friendly and constructive atmosphere.
Nowadays the company manufactures and markets basalt fiber, assembled basalt roving, direct basalt roving under the registered trademark Meltrock® Aleksey Udivanov, the General Director of Russian Basalt Ltd shared his plans to expand the product range and to increase the production capacity.
They also discussed issues of cooperation as part of the plans for basalt industry growth, which caused expected interest among the producers of basalt fiber from Chelyabinsk. Intensive application of basalt composites leads to increased demand for high-quality basalt fiber and expansion of markets.
Among the existing problems of the industry, they touched the issue of personnel shortage the industry experiences at present. This problem can be resolved through stimulating commitment and training of the young employees, attracting talented students and graduates. All those can become possible only through raising the prestige of composite industry and presenting its true potential.
The working visit was a scheduled event under the business program adopted during the Ist International Basalt Forum, which was held on November 17-18 in Moscow. The program’s goal is to establish cooperation and mutually beneficial partnership, to inspect and select the sites where the manufacturing facilities for continuous basalt fiber (CBF) and basalt composites will be set up.