EKZ to Increase Local Content to 70% by 2020
Elektrovoz kurastyru zauyty (EKZ) is to increase local content to 70% by 2020, the Interfax reports. “We have already localized 25%”, EKZ General Director Bernard Peille said. “Our goal for next year is to reach 50% and further on - 60 - 70% of lo cal content by 2020”. He also noted that “local content” means systems and components manufactured within the Customs Union; the expectation is that the greater portion would be acquired in Kazakhstan. EKZ is to produce 22 electric
Transmashholding Net Profit Dropped 12.4 Times
Transmashholding’s 2015 net profit fell 12.4 times to 1.008 B RUB (13.4 M USD), the Interfax quotes Transmashholding. Sales dropped 26% to 55.127 B RUB (734 M USD). Transmashholding reported earlier that it invested 4 B RUB into facilities refurbishment and product engineering. Transmashholding is the largest rolling stock manufacturer in Russia & CIS. The company produces electric and diesel locomotives, freight cars, passenger coaches, multiple units and metro cars.
Martin Rose Interested to Supply Rail Products to Russia
Martin Rose is interested to supply rail equipment to Russia, the Russian Ministry of Transport reports upon the meeting of Martin Rose President Jens Rose with Deputy Minister Alexey Tsydenov. In course of the meeting Mr. Tsydenov advised Mr. Rose of current Russian infrastructural projects and German companies’ involvement in some of them as well as the national localization requirements.
Russia to Establish 71 Technology Clusters and Parks
Russia is to establish 49 technology clusters and 22 industrial parks, the RZD-Partner quotes Russian Minister of Industry and Trade Denis Manturov. The Government would support 15 clusters and parks. Establishment of these parks and clusters will allow creating over 70,000 workplaces and increase annual industrial product output at 312 B RUB. Technology clusters and industrial parks would be establish ed nationwide. E.g. seven sites would be opened in the Far East and four -
Russian PM Assigned Buying 400 MU cars
Russian Prime Minister Dmitry Medvedev gave an assignment to Ministries of Transport, Industry & Trade and Economic Development as well as OAO RZD to acquire not less than 400 multiple unit cars, the Interfax reports. Furthermore, the same authorities will have to agree on appointment of sites for testing 27 t/axle freight cars and amend OAO RZD investment program considering zeroed VAT for long-distance rail transportation.
RZD Reinforces Cooperation with Innovative Product Manufacturers
OAO RZD establishes an automated system to facilitate the corporate cooperation with small and medium-sized business, the company reports. The service is to attract high-tech solutions designed and manufactured by small and medium-sized companies. The system called “MSP One Checkout” (Edinoe Okno MSP) will allow “potential suppliers to cooperate with RZD on introducing innovative and high-tech products”, OAO RZD says. The system would forward requests from innovative product
Uralvagonzavod to Increase Export Sales 3.6 Times
Uralvagonzavod expects to increase its 2016 export sales 3.6 times, the Interfax quotes Uralvagonzavod Deputy General Director Alexey Zharich. Uralvagonzavod expects to get over 10 B RUB (131.2 M USD) of export sales in 2016. “In 2015 we made 5.6 B RUB (73.4 M USD) on freight car sales, including 2.8 B RUB (36.7 M USD) received on export contracts”, Mr. Zharich said. The company has announced that it would supply freight cars to Azerbaijan. Uralvagonzavod was also saying it w
NPC Pruzhina Launched Exports to the US
NPC Pruzhina started exporting its products to the United States, the RZD-Partner reports. The company’s capacity is 20,000 car spring kits p.a. NPC Pruzhina is part of United Wagon Company (UniWagon). The company’s partner is Cardwell Westinghouse, part of Wabtec Corporation. Please contact us to learn more about the Russian freight car component market
TramRus Manufacture to Be Commissioned in September 2016
TramRus, Transmashholding - Alstom tram and metro joint venture is to launch its manufacturing facility in September 2016, the Kommersant reports. TramRus was established in 2012 to manufacture Citadis trams and metro cars for the Russian market. The plant was to be located at the October Electric Car Repair Plant. The parties were to invest 30 M EUR into the project. However, the commissioning of the facility was postponed to end-2014 and then to end-2015. Alstom was saying
Moscow to Terminate Tram Contract with UVZ / Pesa
Moscow is to terminate a contract with Uralvagonzavod for low-floor tram supply, the Kommersant reports. “Mosgortrans [Moscow urban transport operator] will announce a new contract for new-generation tram supply as trams jointly manufactured by UVZ and a Polish producer were not supplied in time”, Moscow Deputy Mayor Maxim Liksutov said. At an earlier phase of the project UVZ partnered with Bombardier but in 2013 it changed the partner to Pesa. The first lot of trams were sup