Facade products manufacturing plant which is a German-Azerbaijani joint venture was opened in Baku


Facade products manufacturing plant which is a German-Azerbaijani joint venture was opened in BakuFacade products manufacturing plant which is a German-Azerbaijani joint venture started operating in Balakhani settlement of Sabunchu district of Baku.

AZERTAC reports that in this regard, a press tour was organized to “Deutsche Fassaden Technologien” (DFT) plant for media representatives.

General Director of the plant Vladimir Zabetski said that DFT company is a joint venture created using preferential loans of the state. The plant with an annual manufacturing capacity of 60-80 thousand square meters produces facade products, engages in door and window manufacturing. About 70 million manat was invested in the construction of the plant. At present, 50 people work in the plant and in the future it will be possible to increase the number of employees to 200. At the initial stage it is planned to meet the needs of the domestic market and, in the future, to export this product to neighbouring markets, especially to Georgia and Iran. Raw materials and technologies for product manufacturing are brought from Germany.

Head of Industry Department of the Ministry of Economy Samad Bashirli noted that manufacturing of construction materials is one of the priorities of the non-oil industry. Commissioning of the “Deutsche Fassaden Technologien” plant will help to open new workplaces and reduce imports of these products. Manufacturing of construction materials in the country is important in terms of meeting the needs of the domestic market. Also, the development of this field stimulates other fields of the economy, including the fields of plastic and rubber manufacturing, chemical industry, metallurgy and so on.

“In recent years, in Azerbaijan, significant work has been done in the field of construction materials manufacturing, as well as cement manufacturing capacities that allow meeting the domestic demand. About 100 thousand tons of cement clinker has been exported from Azerbaijan to Georgia in the first 8 months of this year.” - S.Bashirli said.

Then media representatives got acquainted with the activities of the plant.