"Arkhbum Tissue Group" sanitary paper factory

Main parameters
Kaluga region
Vorsino Industrial Park, Borovsky District

ARKHBUM TISSUE GROUP (ATG) is Russia's most modern and highly productive plant for paper sanitary products. It is located near the largest multimodal customs zone in the Kaluga region, Fright Village. The plant is part of the vertically integrated holding company of the Arkhangelsk Pulp and Paper Mill, one of the leading pulp and paper companies in Russia and the EU.

It produces toilet paper, paper towels and napkins under the Soffione brand. The products are sold in the former Soviet Union, Eastern and Western Europe.

Production capacity is 210 thousand tons of products a year.

The plant has its own energy centre for the efficient use of thermal energy from the saturated steam used in paper production, as well as innovative waste water treatment facilities.

The complex foundations for the paper machine were laid on the weak soils at -8 m in the closed building contour with sheet pile protection.

Construction work began in autumn 2018. The plant was commissioned in 2019. Investments in the project amounted to more than RUB 10 billion.

PSO-13 is currently constructing the second phase of the plant.

  • Obtaining and approving the initial permits 
  • Preparation of documentation for the Project phase
  • Revision of documentation at the stage Project phase
  • Non-state expertise
  • Preparation of Working Documentation 
  • "Turnkey" General contracting
  • Fit-out finishing 
  • Technological equipment installation


Phase I - 60 879 m²
Phase II - 90 000 m²


The area of the plant is 20.4 hectares. The main functional areas are located in the main production building:

  • Storage areas for raw materials, jumbo rolls and finished goods
  • Paper production area with paper machine hall
  • Converting area, divided into three fire compartments
  • Office block, with entrance area, canteen with dining room, quality control laboratory, office and representative areas, conference rooms, medical station, wardrobes and toilets.

The total floor area of the main building is 58,419 m². Total floor area of buildings and structures 60,879 m²

Engineering infrastructure

To ensure the smooth and safe operation of the plant, an engineering infrastructure has been built on the site:

  • Energy block
  • Electricity distribution substation
  • Gas supply substation
  • Water pumping station and fire extinguishing tanks
  • Storm water treatment plant and industrial waste water treatment plant with storage tank
  • Checkpoint
  • Car and truck parking areas