On May 23, 2019, an agreement was signed at the Stankomash Industrial Park (Chelyabinsk) for the supply of cast blanks between the BVK foundry, as part of the KONAR Industrial Group, and Siemens Gas Turbines Technology (SGTT). On behalf of BVK, the document was signed by its Director Danila Pykhov, on behalf of SGTT – by the General Director Nico Paetzold.
The companies have agreed on a strategic partnership and qualification of the BVK foundry as a supplier of steel castings for the parts of the Siemens gas turbine SGT5-2000E.
— We have all the necessary expertise in the field of large-sized castings, — emphasised Danila Pykhov. — The company already has a good track record in the design and manufacture of large-sized castings for power engineering companies. Cooperation with Siemens is a new stage of development for our foundry.
BVK transfers the latest available technologies and adopts the best practices from its Italian partner, the Cividale group -one of the most advanced foundries in Europe.
— We carry on our extensive cooperation with Russian suppliers and pursue their competence. I am convinced that BVK, as one of the most advanced steelmaking facilities in Russia, will become a reliable supplier of products and will develop its competence together with Siemens, — pointed out Nico Paetzold.


Foundry BVK LLC
Established in 2013 in cooperation with the Italian company Cividale S.p.A.; the resident of the Industrial Park “Stankomash”, Chelyabinsk.
One of the most advanced foundries in the Russian Federation and Europe. The technology used for the production of casting molds from cold-hardening mixtures makes it possible to produce complex large-sized castings weighing from 300 kg to 30 tons and made of carbon and low-carbon steels, as well as high-alloy, corrosion-resistant, refractory and heat-resistant steels.
BVK LLC manufactures products for the valves/oil and gas/power and nuclear industry/shipbuilding markets.

Siemens Gas Turbines Technology LLC (SGTT)
The joint venture of Siemens AG (65%) and Power Machines OJSC (35%), established in December 2011 close to St. Petersburg.
The company’s sphere of business is the production and maintenance of gas turbines with a capacity of over 60 MW for Russian and the CIS markets.
The company is engaged in the development, production, sale and services of high-capacity gas turbines. The priority task is complete localization of production within the Russian Federation.