Glass production localized in Zarafshan
Tashkent, Uzbekistan (UzDaily.com) -- During the President’s trip to Navoi region, a solemn ceremony dedicated to the launch of the Zarafshon Oyna enterprise was held.
Glass is one of the most widely used products in industry, construction and everyday life. In particular, the need for building glass in our country is 38 million square meters per year. Navoi region is rich in decorative stone, quartz sand, basalt and kaolin.
Therefore, during his trip to the region in 2018, the head of our state instructed to launch glass production.
As a result, a project worth US$250 million was implemented.
President Shavkat Mirziyoyev pressed the symbolic button and launched the Zarafshon Oyna enterprise.
- Until now, such enterprises were in Ferghana and Jizzakh. Today, their number is replenished by the newly created enterprise "Zarafshon Oyna", specializing in the production of a wide range of products. We believe that in the future it will expand and serve our people,” said Shavkat Mirziyoyev.
The annual production capacity of the enterprise is 12 million square meters. The products are intended for both export and import substitution. 700 people work here.
At the event, video communication was established with the Marmarobod enterprise in the city of Gazgan, which specializes in the extraction and processing of marble and granite. The enterprise is equipped with equipment from China and Iran, engineers and specialists are involved from these countries. 300 people work.
The Head of State got acquainted with the activities of Hydro Stanko Service Limited Liability Company in the city of Navoi.
Navoi region is a region with a developed industry. There are many mining, metallurgical, chemical, energy enterprises. For their work, and for the entire industry and agriculture of the country, machines are needed.
It is machine-building products that are produced at the Hydro Stanko Service enterprise. Thanks to cooperation, more than 100 devices and over a thousand spare parts are localized here. As a result, more than US$12 million was saved in 2021. By the end of this year, production is expected to reach US$23 million.
The company has installed equipment from Germany, Turkey, Italy and China. 370 people work here.
Today, the company is working on the creation of a foundry and expanding the range of products.
The President instructed responsible persons to increase the level of localization.
Today, 113 projects worth about 1 trillion soums are being implemented in the Navoi region as part of the localization program. As a result, this year it will be possible to reduce imports by US$100 million.