Head of Stankoprom Sergei Makarov discusses the prospects of developing Volga Machine Building Plant with the governor of Samara Region

Samara 20 February 2014 year

On Thursday, the 20th of February, at a meeting with the governor of Samara Region Nikolai Merkushkin, Sergei Makarov, speaking on the prospects of developing Volga Machine Building Plant, declared: “One of our main tasks currently is to revive the work of Volga Machine Building Plant and to make it a profitable enterprise”.

The head of the holding also reported that it is planned to organize the manufacture at the factory of modern machines capable of competing in the market, which would be supplied to the enterprise Rostech as well as other Russian factories in the framework of a federal program for technical reequipment. In the words of Stankoprom’s general director, for this purpose an agreement has already been concluded regarding collaboration with a German company that provides next-generation manufacturing technology, and the Volga Machine Building Plant will soon produce its first batch of modern machines.

Regarding the preservation of the manufacture of automobile cables at the Volga Machine Building Plant, Sergei Makarov noted the following: “There is a demand for products capable of competing in the market. We plan to make automobile cables not only for domestic automobile factories, but also for foreign companies, which have stationed their manufacturing on Russian territory”.

In the course of the work meeting, the sides also discussed the development of an intraprovincial manufacturing cooperative of large industrial enterprises.

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