Pluczenik Inaugurates Botswana Diamond Polishing PlantApril 23, 07
Diamond firm Pluczenik inaugurated its first diamond polishing plant in
In the presence of
According to Pluczenik, the plant currently employs more than 100 workers and polishes about 2,000 carats every five weeks. It is expected to employ 300–400 workers in the future.
Pluczenik has received a local Sight from the DTC. Several Sightholders already have such a Sight and local manufacturing, and more will be joining in the near future.
The DTC itself will be moving a large part of its operations from
Calling it a milestone and the beginning of the realization of a desire to promote a vibrant and a sustainable cutting and polishing industry in
Shine added that the employment and skills developed by the factory would bring local benefits and ensure global exposure for
Pluczenik told the crowd that diamonds for the recently announced brand partnership with Chaumet will be polished in the
The Pluczenik family has been in the diamond business since 1948 and currently has a turnover of nearly $1 billion.