The project of the shoe factory Obuv Rossii was included in the list of key investment projects of Karachay-Cherkessia, which the Republic will present at the Sochi Economic Forum on September 20-23. The goal of the project is to create a modern full-cycle shoe production in the city of Cherkessk with an annual output of 1 million pairs of shoes. The initiator and investor of the project is the Obuv Rossii group of companies, the volume of investments will amount to 1,4 billion rubles. The project is being implemented with the support of the plenipotentiary representative of the President of the Russian Federation in the North Caucasus Federal District A.G. Khloponin. , Head of the Karachay-Cherkess Republic and the mayor's office of the city of Cherkessk.
The shoe factory will include: a cutting and sewing workshop, an assembly plant, and a workshop for the production of shoe bottoms. The project involves the purchase, repair and equipping of a building with an area of 8 thousand square meters. m and a phased launch of production with full capacity in 4 years. The footwear will be produced under the Westfalika brand and sold in the Obuv Rossii shoe chain, which has more than 190 stores in 56 cities of Russia.
The Republic of Karachay-Cherkessia is a promising site for a shoe factory, since it is located close to the main Russian production of raw materials for shoes, which are located in the Krasnodar Territory, Rostov-on-Don, Ryazan. In addition, the republic has a professional base for creating a shoe factory: in this territory, craft shoe shops have historically developed; during the USSR period a large shoe factory worked in Cherkessk.
Within the framework of the Sochi Economic Forum, there will also be a ceremony of signing a memorandum of intent on the project “Footwear Factory“ OBUV RUSSIA ”in the city of Cherkessk, Karachay-Cherkess Republic” between Obuv Rossii and the Head of the Karachay-Cherkess Republic. The ceremony will take place on September 21 at 17:00 at the Republic stand.