Grafobal - Don is subsidiary company of Grafobal a.s. Skalica Slovakia, which is one of the leading manufacturers of packaging made of smooth and corrugated cardboard in Central and Eastern Europe.
For the first time, the company Grafobal a.s. Skalica entered the Russian market in 1993. In March 2004, it was decided to open production in Russia and the construction of the enterprise started. On January 25, 2005 the opening of Grafobal - Don took place in Rostov-on-Don.
In 2005, for maintenance of the production process 2- printing 4- and 6-color presses and 2 die-cutting presses, and 5 units of auxiliary equipment were set.
Currently, approximately 300 people work at the enterprise.
Russian specialists have successfully completed training, acquired professional skills of work with the equipment and at present time, they operate independently in all areas of production activities.
In 2006 the company was rated as meeting the requirements of international quality standards and is certified according to the ISO 9001 quality management and has received the international quality certificate.
The entire production process is certified, beginning with the order acceptance to shipping the end product to the customer.
Over the past period, the company Grafobal-Don significantly increased production and storage capacities.
Modern high-efficiency equipment was purchased:
8-color offset printing presses KBA Rapida, gravure printing machine, die-cutting machines BOBST, UV-varnishing line Hibis produced by Steinemann, gluing line up to 6 points VEGA, and a new line STP is purchased at the prepress area.
In 2016 the company Grafobal-Don has acquired a neighboring manufacturing enterprise, which allowed a 40% increase in the number of production and warehouse spaces.
In the first year of activity 5,000 tons of cardboard were spent for the production of cardboard packaging. In 2009, the production volume had made 11 000 tons of cardboard. Currently, the annual cardboard consumption has increased to 14 000 tons.