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Askangel Alliance to Open Bentonite Clay Processing Plant

Askangel Alliance to Open Bentonite Clay Processing Plant

Askangel Alliance starts building of bentonite clay processing enterprise.

The company gained permit to build an enterprise in Ozurgeti from the Technical and Construction Supervision Agency of the Ministry of Economy.

To note, at least 175 900 GEL will be invested at the real-estate, locating in the village of Dvabzu, Ozurgeti municipality. The real-estate is delivered by the state. However, industrial complex will be constructed besides the enterprise, which includes two warehouses, offices and garage.

Askangel Alliance will produce bentonite clays up to 100,000 t annually and employee a total up to 300 people. Construction of the industrial complex will be completed by May 30 of the current year.

The enterprise will be equipped with modern equipment. As for Georgian bentonite clay, it is one of the best in the world. Used in machine construction, ceramic manufacturing, perfumery, textile industry, wine filtration, oil extraction.