Ilim’s box plants in Dmitrov and Kommunar delivered a record-high volume of 282 million square meters of products.
In 2021, the output of Ilim Group corrugated box plants reached a record-high level of 282 million square meters (131 thousand tons). The Company has increased the output of corrugated board by 9% vs. 2020. Over the last three years, Ilim’s corrugated box business has been demonstrating high growth rates of about 10% per year.
In 2021, EBIDTA of Ilim Group corrugated box plants totaled USD 16.3M, which is 2.2 times higher vs. 2020, driven by prices for corrugated products as well as finished products output supported by reduction of losses.
Corrugated box plants in Dmitrov and Kommunar are a part of Ilim Group’s full-cycle production process. In 2021, Ilim’s box plants consumed 71% of own feedstock. Own feedstock enables the Company to ensure full control over production process and avoid disruption in supplies.
About ILIM Group
Ilim Group is the leader in the Russian pulp and paper industry and one of the industry leaders globally. Ilim Group has three largest pulp and paper mills and two modern corrugated box plants. The business assets are located in Koryazhma (Arkhangelsk Oblast), Bratsk and Ust-Ilimsk (Irkutsk Oblast), Kommunar (Leningrad Oblast), and Dmitrov (Moscow Oblast).