Arzamasskaya felt factory
According to its results in 1997 the factory entered the five thousand leading enterprises of Russia with the status of “Leader of the Russian economy” and was included in the annual “Blue Pages of Russia.”
Due to its results in 1999-2002 the factory was awarded with the honorary title “Elite of Nizhny Novgorod business” and was listed in a reference book.
In 2001 and 2003 the company became a winner of All-Russian competition program “One hundred best goods of Russia”. In 2003, in connection with the 165th anniversary of foundation of the factory and for its great contribution to development of domestic light industry the team was awarded with a honorary diploma of the Ministry of Industry.
The range of factory includes felt from natural sheep wool, needle-punched fabric, sewed batting, felt footwear, insoles, and felt slippers. In 2013 the factory mastered production of rubber-soled boats from sheep wool.