Big Bratsk Project
As a result of implementation of the Big Bratsk project, Ilim Group built and launched the worlds largest softwood fiberline. The annual capacity is 720,000 tons of bleached softwood pulp.
The Council of the Ministers of the USSR passes a resolution to build a pulp mill in Bratsk.
Start of mill construction.
Start-up of sulfate cord pulp mill.
Start-up of board manufacturing line.
The Mill starts to produce bleached softwood pulp.
The Bratsk Pulp and Paper Mill becomes part of Ilim Pulp Enterprise.
Bratsk pulp and paper assets are consolidated into the Bratsk Branch of Ilim Group, while wood processing assets are consolidated into Ilim Timber.
Implementation of the Big Bratsk, a large investment project, by Ilim Group.
Bratsk Mill output reaches 906 thousand tons.
Annual output of market products totals 1.1 million tons.