Jokey Plastik, a well-known German producer of plastic packaging, plans to invest up to €20m in building a plant in the Russian Ulyanovsk region, according to the official statement from the Ulyanovsk government. The new plant is expected to be built in the Cherdaklinsky area of the Ulyanovsk region and will create up to 100 new jobs. The commissioning date of the plant was not disclosed. In additton to the Ulyanovsk factory, this year the company plans to finish building another factory in Turkey. Founded in 1968, Jokey Plastik currently remains one of the world’s leading manufacturers of plastic packaging. The company currently operates 13 plants in Germany, France, Poland, Czech Republic, Serbia, Belarus, Turkey, Algeria, Egypt and Canada. In addition to its core activities, Jokey also specialises in making structural components for automotive and computer equipment, and furniture for bathrooms.