The official opening was carried out by Mr. Etienne Schneider, Minister of the Economy of the Grand Duches of Luxembourg, in presence of Mr. A. Lutsenko, Chairman, Mr. S. Frappat, CEO and some 100 guests including Mr. M. Entin, Ambassador of the Russian Federation in Luxembourg.
1 November 2014 Construction of the Smorgon Agro Logistics Centre in the Republic of Belarus completed
On November 1, 2014 construction of the Smorgon Agro Logistics Centre (ALC Smorgon) was completed. The facility was built in three stages in just over two years (from 31/07/2012 to 01/11/2014), with total investment amounting to $35 million. The Logistics centre is owned by Sodrugestvo Group and the European Bank for Reconstruction and Development (EBRD).
23 July 2012 ZAO Sodrugestvo-Soy Receives an ISCC Certificate of Conformity
Following an audit conducted by Intertek Certification Body on July 11–12, 2012, ZAO Sodrugestvo-Soy was certified for compliance with the requirements of the Certification System for Production and Supply of Biomass for Biofuels and Bioliquids from Renewable Sources (ISCC – International Sustainability and Carbon Certification) and was assigned a registration number under the ISCC system – 1587.
7 March 2012 ZAO Sodrugestvo-Soy is awarded a Certificate of GMP+ Conformity
The feed products safety management system is confirmed to be in compliance with GMP + B2(2010).
The Intertek Certification Body issued a certificate of GMP + conformity to ZAO Sodrugestvo-Soy following its initial certification conducted in accordance with international standards by Intertek auditors in the town of Svetly.
6 March 2012 Award of the Government of the Russian Federation 2011 in the Field of Science and Technology
By Decree of the Government of the Russian Federation No. 146-r dated February 06, 2012 for the development and implementation of a sustainable high-technology manufacturing terminal complex for the deep processing of oil-bearing crops, the following employees of OOO Managing Company Sodrugestvo were awarded the prize of the Government of the Russian Federation 2011 in the field of science and technology and conferred the title Laureate of the Prize of the Government of the Russian Federation 2011 in the Field of Science and Technology:
27 November 2010 Official inauguration of rapeseed processing line
On November 27, 2010, Nikolay N. Tsukanov, Governor of the Kaliningrad Region and Alexander V. Lutsenko, Chairman of the Board of the Sodrugestvo Group officially inaugurated the rapeseed and canola processing line of Sodrugestvo’s Kaliningrad facility.
6 May 2008 First Transshipment of Oil
On May, 5th, 2008, the terminal of ZAO Sodrugestvo-Soy saw the first transshipment of hydrated soybean oil from a 3,000-tonne tanker to the complex storage facilities using ship pumps.