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President Andrzej Duda visits the most modern Selena Insulations plant in Kazakhstan

2017.09.08

The President of the Republic of Poland Andrzej Duda has visited Selena Insulations – Selena Group’s newest and most modern production plant in Kazakhstan. On his visit, the Polish President together with Selena’s founder Krzysztof Domarecki and the Group’s CEO Jean Noël Fourel visited the plant opened in December 2016 by the President of Kazakhstan Nursultan Nazarbayev.

selena kazachstan andrzej duda.jpgOn 7 September 2017, the Group’s newest production plant in the Special Economic Zone “Astana – new city” – Selena Insulations – was visited by the Polish President Andrzej Duda. He was accompanied by the host’s representatives – the CEO of Selena Group Jean-Noël Fourel and the Supervisory Board Chairman and founder of the company – Krzysztof Domarecki, as well as the representatives of Polish authorities – Deputy Minister for Economic Development Tadeusz Kościński, Minister for the Environment Jan Szyszko, Secretary of State and Chief of the Cabinet of the President Krzysztof Szczerski together with representatives of the Kazakh authorities – Mayor of Astana Asset Orentayevich Issekeshev and Alisher Abdykadyrov – Head of the Department for Investments and Development of Astana and Margulan Baimukhan, Ambassador of the Republic of Kazakhstan to Poland.

Selena Insulations is the Group’s newest production plant located in the Special Economic Zone “Astana - new city”. The plant has 50 employees and its production capacity allows approx. 120 thousand tons of modern construction chemicals to be manufactured per year. The launch of the Astana plant has facilitated the Group’s further expansion into new markets. Ultimately, more than 40% of the production will be exported to the countries of Central Asia and to southern Siberia. Selena Insulations is one of the Group’s 17 production plants located around the world, notably in Europe, South America and Asia. It produces modern mortars for thermal insulation of houses and innovative wet thin-coat plasters: acrylic, silicone and silicate ones. The Tytan brand products are manufactured using the same technologies as those that Selena applies at its plants in Poland, Spain, Turkey, Brazil or Korea. In many markets, including in Kazakhstan, the Tytan brand is synonymous with quality and reliability, and is appreciated by both professionals and individual users.

Selena Insulations is more than just a production facility, it is also a modern distribution centre. The Group’s offer for the local market includes more than 200 products, and the company operates from its branches in Almaty, Shymkent, Atyrau, Aktobe, Aktau and Karaganda.

selena kazachstan andrzej duda 2.jpg“The visit of President Andrzej Duda to Selena Insulations production plant in Kazakhstan is both an honour and a sign of trust for the company. Over the 25 years of its existence, Selena has become a global leader in the construction chemicals sector and our production plant and the distribution centre in Astana is a flagship example of modernity, as well as a model for other firms in the region. For years, Selena has been actively involved in shaping Poland’s relations with Kazakhstan. The position of a market leader in Central and Eastern Asia has been achieved thanks to, among others, formation of a strong team of Polish and Kazakh specialists, supported by Selena's international experience gained in many markets. Kazakhstan is one of our company’s core markets and the visit of the Polish President reminds us all about the importance of international cooperation and the joint achievements at the company with Polish roots and global operations” – said Krzysztof Domarecki, the founder and Chairman of the Supervisory Board of Selena FM S.A.