A frontier player in its industry, Permalko employs state-of-the-art equipment and latest technology in its operations. The company aims to expand its presence in foreign markets.
2017 was indeed an outstanding year for Permalko. Products of the plant received acclaim at the prestigious professional international contests. GRADUS Vodka was honored with more than 10 top awards in Germany (Berlin ISC), the UK (The Global Spirits Masters), France (United vodka), the US (San Francisco WSC, New York ISC), and Hong Kong (China Wine & Spirits Awards, Hong Kong IWSC). Besides, the brand won a Gold Outstanding award at the IWSC, the most accredited tasting competition in London. The award’s significance in the industry is comparable to an Oscar in cinematography.
The Permalko plant team deserves every credit for the product that they have created. It is a widely acknowledged beverage of world-class quality.
In adherence to this utmost standard, Permalko guarantees excellence and steady sensory performance of its products. “Our product is honest – we preserve the tradition of the Russian beverage,” says Permalko General Director Oleg Kotelnikov. He points out that the company maintains accessible price and premium quality of its entire range.
Permalko’s signature is its original beverage recipes featuring only high quality ingredients. Furthermore, the team is continuously working on developing new products, along with rebranding the plant’s legacy beverages. The company applies innovative technology in their manufacturing to be in step with the times.
Throughout the year, the plant worked hard to meet the high demand in its products through extensive capacity utilization. In 2017, Permalko switched over to 24-hour operation. It will soon be launching a new bottling line. The company output grew by 25% vs. the previous year. Sales in Perm Krai and beyond grew by 27%. Permalko successfully exports its products to the CIS states, Europe, the US, and Africa. The company is committed to expanding its geographical footprint of sales and distribution channels. The plant’s tax obligations discharged to various budget levels exceeded RUB 3 bn.
The list of Permalko achievements could be continued. In the meantime, the company proceeds to move forward, keeping a steady focus on its modernization and technical improvement program and adopting the most recent technology.