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The Printing House «Factor-Druk»

Ukraine's largest printing complex full-cycle production of newspaper, magazine and book production. Today, every third book, every tenth newspaper in the country are printed in our printing house.

Factor Media

Factor Media is a media company that was born as a result of Factor Publishing House evolutionary development; it is a company with 25-year history, leading on Web Solutions market and periodicals for business.

Publishing «Vivat»

Is in the top five largest national book manufacturers. We produce children’s, popular science and applied literature, also journalism and gift editions under the brands «Vivat», «Pelican» and «Argument-Print».

company «Factor-Audit» and Consulting Center «Factor»

For more than 20 years we have built up a diversified audit and consulting company that is rightfully holds the leading positions in Ukraine.

Educational Center «Factor Academy»

Educational online and offline programs in the field of accounting, finance, project management, IT, as well as psychological trainings and language courses.

Other activities

ROZUM is an educational project aimed at the intellectual development of children and adolescents. It includes group and individual master-classes on speedcubing, robotics, design, as well as company shops ROZUM (offline and online) with an assortment of deducational products (erector sets, robotics, science kits, puzzles, board games, kits for creativity, etc.).

President of Group of companies «Factor»

Политучий С.Я. - президент ГК «Фактор» Sergiy Polituchiy President of Group of companies Factor

Sergii Polituchyi: PhD. Founder and Managing Director Factor Group of Companies

Graduated at the Saratov Polytechnic with Honors, achieved the title Master of sports in Athletics.

After his studies, he started his career with JSC Kharkiv Gaz Regional Executive Committee, then joining the Soviet-American Executive JV. “New Information Technologies.”

He founded and headed the Scientific Production Enterprise Factor is where the maturing of the Factor Group of companies began.

With his desire to improve the quality of life of Kharkiv residents, he held the post of Deputy in the Kharkiv City Council, appointed first deputy mayor and adviser to the governor on social-economic issues.

With his desire to improve the quality of life of Kharkiv residents, he held the post of Deputy in the Kharkiv City Council, appointed first deputy mayor and adviser to the governor on social-economic issues. He actively continues to participate in the Kharkiv regional life by engaging in social activities Chairman of the Supervisory Board Of the Tolka Kharkiv Community Charity Fund, member of the Kharkiv coordinating council office of the European Business Association, member Rotary Club Kharkiv City, public organisation.

Awarded the international and Ukrainian chambers of Commerce “Scythian Pectoral” and “Golden Sig of Mercury “ the highest award of the Kharkiv Regional Council Slobozhanska Slava. Honorary Consul of the French Republic in Kharkiv, Sumy and Poltava regions. Honoured Economist of Ukraine.

Company mission

Promoting the intellectual, professional and aesthetic development of the business environment and society.

Company values

Permanent advancement of business processes, management practices, application of innovative technologies, upgrading of material and technical facilities Intention to be one step ahead, to shape the tendencies of market development and to offer the clients the best quality decisions Competence, pursuit of excellent results and constant perfection of the professional knowledge and skills We carry out social responsibility for our product, responsibility before the employees, state and society, we care for the environment Goal perception, shared values, common vector of thought direction. One of the ground rules is result orientation We welcome openness and benevolence in the relations between the employees of all levels. We respect the right of every employee to hold their opinion System approach to the solution of production, organizational and social tasks, providing the maximum result.
Social responsibility

Company history

In the years of our expansion we have travelled an intersting path and always strived to be the best in what we do.


The history of Group of companies Factor began on the 18th of February 1991, when the basis of the future company, Scientific and Production Enterprise Factor, was registered.

Factor started its activity with conducting seminars for accountants, entrepreneurs and consulting on accounting and taxation. In the post-soviet information vacuum the demand for clarifications and consultations from tax and financial experts was quite high over 1000 people participated in each seminar.

In 1993 Factor began to publish and sell methodical literature and accounting and reporting forms, making its first steps in publishing and trading activity. By the end of 1994, we established an extensive Network of specialized trade Factor.

On the 14th of February 1995, the first edition of the newspaper Taxes and Accounting was issued. It not only published legislative and normative documents but also dealt with specific practical matters. The newspaper soon became popular among the readers and by January 1996 its circulation had increased 10 times.

The first office of the group of companies «Factor»

Factor expanded its printing activity by installing full.colour printing equipment. At the begging of 2000, the construction of a large-scale printing facility to European standards is planned in collaboration with Druk Germany. Now known as Factor Druk the printing house.

The rapidly developing direction of Factor launches reference and methodological literature on the financial and economic activities of enterprises. Publishing monthly supplement to the Clinic popular publication Taxes and Accounting, which is a systematic collection of regulations of taxation and accounting.

Forming of Factor marketing services, in addition to working with other subscription services, opens representative offices in major cities of Ukraine, which allows establishing effective communication with new and existing clients improving the quality of products to increase circulation, aiming to increase subscriptions by 1999. Incorporating a courier service Factor-press.

There is a growing demand for business auditing and consulting services Factor-Audit receives licenses for the practice of law, built into the structure of the enterprise to include a legal department, providing clients with comprehensive legal support.

In 2000, saw the start of the Auditor contest, to be held by Factor among the students of economic specialities of higher education institutions of Kharkiv. Later the contest became a popular massive education project embracing all regions of Ukraine.

Office Group of companies «Factor», a monument of architecture of XVIII century

In the new millennium Factor actively explored new lines of business. Printing house Factor-Druk added modern equipment to its technical base – web offset press NewsLine S30. The newspaper production process is fully automated and meets the growing requirements for printing. Leading regional publishers becоme our clients. By 2004, the base of installed equipment is expanding and a production line for hardcover books is installed. Factor Druk launched its own paper and white products under the brand name Helfer Office.

The portfolio of brands of the publishing house Factor is replenished with new editions: the newspapers Private Business, Accountant’s Weekly, The Accountant journal, which becomes a powerful impetus to the development of the publishing direction of the company. In 2003 the next stage of publishing business began with new a new fiction literature and children’s literature publishers Pelican, which later became a separate enterprise under the same trade mark.

Auditing activity of the company reached a new quality level. In cooperation with the German firm Rodl & Partner auditing firm «Factor-Audit» set up a new enterprise «Factor-Rodl-Audit».

Auditing activity of the company reached a new quality level. In cooperation with the German firm Rödl & Partner auditing firm Factor Audit set up a new enterprise Factor-Rödl-Audit. Factor Press continued to expand its presence on the territory of Ukraine, becoming the leader among the subscription agencies. By 2005, subscription and courier delivery services became available to the clients in 18 regional centers of the country.

Factor developed a unique loyalty programme for its clients – a long-term campaign “Choose a present”, which allowed company clients to accumulate bonuses in exchange for presents. In the first months of campaign sales figures increased by half.

In 2003 «Factor» organized a special event “Viva Accountant!”, the first in Ukraine festive event for the accounting and finance employees. The festival became an annual event. In 2006, it received the status of the regional event, inviting accountants from all over Ukraine.

In 2003 Factor organized a special event “Viva Accountant!”, the first in Ukraine festive event for the accounting and finance employees. The festival became an annual event. In 2006, it received the status of the regional event, inviting accountants from all over Ukraine. In 2003 new feature of the Factor trade venture enterprise led to the opening of the business accessories and exclusive gifts shop.

The signing of the Treaty establishing the «Factor Rodl Audit»

Publishing house Factor successfully launched new projects on the market — newspapers Budget Accounting, Labour Payment, Local Self Governance, etc. Each edition was targeted at the narrow segment of professionals to meet their requirements. Publishing house of fiction and children’s literature Pelican explores the overseas book publishing markets, and as a result in 2010 presented their production at the international exhibitions in Bologna, Frankfurt, Moscow and Lviv. It was the beginning of their successful cooperation with foreign partners and expansion into a new row.

Printing house Factor Druk upgraded its printing equipment with the unique for Ukraine a MAN Roland Uniset 75 press, which will double production capacity. Since 2008, the company has become the largest printing complex in Eastern Ukraine attracting major foreign clients.

Volume and quality of auditing services and in 2008 auditing firm Rödl Audit was named “Industry Leader" according to official statistics of the State Statistics Committee of Ukraine.

Pride of the printing house «Factor Druk» MAN Roland Uniset 75

Time of structural changes in the company. Factor corporation transformed into the Group of companies — consisted around the system of enterprises of various activity types, united by a common corporate culture, high-quality products and services. In 2012 Factor brand was stylistically upgraded according to current design requirements.

In 2013 Publishing house Vivat was set up. It unites three trademarks: Pelican, Argument Print and Vivat. The young publishing house has already reached some recognition. It was given a prize of the Cabinet of Ministers of Ukraine named after Lesya Ukrainka for the book "The Wonderful Adventures of Nils with Wild Geese". Children’s development book "Palms" was included into the list of best editions "Honour List 2014" (№ 134) by International Вoard on Вooks for Young People (IBBY).

Printing house Factor Druk has been steadily entering the European market, and in 2014, together with Vivat publishers, demonstrated its competence at the largest world book exhibition Frankfurter Buchmesse. Cooperation with European partner helped both companies to expand their sales market.

Educational activity of the company has been developing. Educational centre Factor offers a wide range of courses for beginners and advanced accountants. Workshops and lectures for the students are delivered regularly within the framework of Factor Academy (a joint project of the Group of companies Factor and O.M. Beketov National University of Urban Economy).

Publishing house Factor expands its online audience. The new project of the Publishing house, journal Accountant 911, an information portal, promptly advising on the events in the field of accounting and taxation.

In 2015 Factor held the first book festival in Kharkiv — Kharkiv BookFest.

Kharkiv BookFest

Sergey Polituchy, Founder and President of the GC Factor, took office as Honorary Consul of France to Kharkiv, Sumy and Poltava regions in 2016. The inauguration was held by the Extraordinary and Plenipotentiary Ambassador of French Republic to Ukraine Mrs Isabelle Dumont.

Ukraine joined the business club meeting of the world elite book publishing sector represented by the general director of Vivat publishing house Yulia Orlova for the first time in the international book fair Frankfurter Buchmesse history. Mrs Orlova gave a presentation on changes in the book publishing business in Ukraine. Mr Polituchy was awarded the 25th Anniversary of Ukraine's Independence Medal by Ukrainian President in 2016. This medal is for awarding residents for outstanding personal achievements in the sustainable development of independent Ukraine, asserting its sovereignty and strengthening international prestige, significant contribution to state-building, socio-economic, cultural and educational development, active social and political activity, conscientious and impeccable service to the Ukrainian people.

The Factor Publishing House received the Status Award “Enterprise of the Year-2016” and became one of 35 Ukrainian enterprises that received international certificates confirmed by independent analytical organizations in the European Union and Hong Kong. The Vivat publishing house has opened its first branded Bookstore Vivat in Kharkiv, which was conceived as a Books & Coffee combo, also a venue for various cultural events: meetings with authors, autograph sessions, poetry evenings, etc.

In 2018 "Factor" has opened a new activity direction associated with the intellectual development of children and adolescents. «ROZUM» - the first store of educational goods and games, where board games, puzzles, erector sets, robotics, scientific and creative sets gathered together under the same roof, thanks to which the popular game-based learning concept is implemented with ROZUM.

The scientific and production enterprise Factor became the All-Ukrainian regional rating “Conscientious Taxpayers of Ukraine” winner. The rating was established by the Association of Taxpayers of Ukraine. Winners are determined by the tax revenues, the number of jobs, the wages\salary level, social and charitable programs. Lean manufacturing concept is being implemented at the Factor Druk printing house. Factor Druk expanded and upgraded its machinery equipment, and, above all – the construction of a new workshop was completed. Under its roof is united several production sectors of the book industry, that has led to the hardcover books production increase by 1.5 times.

Memorable educational guided tours "Factory Adventures" for schoolkids are given at the printing house Factor Druk. Over 1000 schoolchildren have taken part in these tours during the year.