Opening of Soltnse Mexico’s tortilla factory in Russia


Recently, the new tortilla factory of Solntse Mexico, part of Gruma Сorporation, was officially opened in industrial park 'Stupino Kvadrat', Moscow region. Started in February 2015, this EPCm project involved up to 30 colleagues. Roy Piek, Director BU PMC specifies: 'We have made the land plot due diligence and we did the concept design in cooperation with colleagues from the Netherlands. The basic engineering, permitting, tender package and construction management were executed by the Russian team. The construction phase took 18 months and now the plant operates successfully'. During the ceremony, the plant management expressed their sincere gratitude to our international team and thanked all involved parties.

The event gathered a lot of special attendees. President and Chief Executive Office of Gruma, Juan González Moreno, shared how his family started the business, 68 years ago, which now has grown into 75 factories around the world. Andrey Vorobiev, the government executive of Moscow region, noted that a large factory of 13,000 m² created a lot of workplaces. He explained that the new Solnste Mexico plant involved the foundation of a special economic zone in Stupino.