Krovlya Belarusian-British joint venture (based in Ossipovichi) increased the production of roofing materials by 43% in January-May to a total of BYR 31.2 billion, a company representative told Interfax.
The source attributes the growth to the installation of a new production line with a monthly capacity of 1.5 million square meters of roofing materials.
Over the period in question the company exported $2.3 million worth of goods, 3.3 times up on January-May 2007.
Krovlya, one of the CIS largest manufacturers producer of contemporary standard roofing materials, produces over 30 kinds of soft roofing and hydroisolation materials.
Over 90% of the roofing materials produced are marketed locally, while the rest is exported to Russia, Ukraine, Moldova, the Baltic States, Germany, Czechia, Hungary and Slovakia. The company's quality management system meets the requirements of ISO 9001-2001.
The company was set up in 1972, incorporated in 1994. Workforce - over 300.