20:37 08.02.2024

NACP includes American refractory manufacturer Allied Mineral Product in list of war sponsors

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The National Agency on Corruption Prevention (NACP) has added the American manufacturer of refractory products Allied Mineral Products, LLC to the list of international war sponsors due to its continued activities in the Russian Federation, according to the NACP website.

“The company continues to operate in Russia, maintain production facilities there and pay hundreds of thousands of dollars in taxes to the aggressor’s budget,” the statement said on Thursday.

Allied Mineral Products, LLC is represented in Russia by Allied Mineral Products Rus LLC.

According to the NACP, in 2022 it paid taxes to the Russian budget for $772,000. Since April 2022, the company has imported products to the Russian Federation with a total value of $3.5 million.

In addition to continuing the company’s activities in the Russian Federation, the agency points out that the production of Allied Mineral Products Rus LLC is located in the special economic zone Alabuga (Tatarstan), which “has already become a key location for the production of military products of the aggressor.”

“This is a special economic zone, which is a cluster for the production of Shahed-136 UAVs,” the message emphasizes.

The NACP report, citing an investigation conducted by the Molfar agency, notes that the presence of Allied Mineral Products in Alabuga and regular supplies of goods to this region also play a key role in supporting production processes in the Alabuga free economic zone.

“Since the beginning of the full-scale Russian invasion, Allied Mineral Products Rus has imported 13 tonnes of products (402 transactions), some of which can be used for the production of UAVs,” the report notes.

Allied Mineral Products, LLC, founded in 1961, is one of the leaders in the development and production of monolithic refractories, refractory mixtures, it sells products in more than 100 countries with the support of seven plants and 12 production facilities in eight countries, has over 160 sales representatives in the world.