The representatives of Hitachi visited the Stankomash Industrial Park. The visit of the production site for them was conducted by Technical Director of KONAR JSC Evgeniy Bodrov. The visit’s program included BVK foundry, Russian-Italian joint venture JV KONAR-Cimolai for production of complex metal structures, machining workshop of KONAR and Transneft Oil Pumps plant for production of pumping units.
At the end of the visit, the parties discussed possible options for further cooperation in the field of localization of equipment for oil and gas industry.
Hitachi is a Japanese diversified corporation, a manufacturer of industrial and power equipment, household appliances and electronics.
— I am impressed by what I have seen, — said General Manager of one of Hitachi’s divisions Shiro Matsu — the production site is very clean, and I have been surprised how few people work — this is a highly efficient approach when all processes are sufficiently automated.
The Stankomash Industrial Park was established by the KONAR Industrial Group in Chelyabinsk, on the premises of the former Stankomash plant (Sergo Ordzhonikidze plant) in 2015. The purpose of its foundation is to develop high technology productions of priority industries, implement projects of import substitution, localize advanced foreign technologies (Italy, Japan, United Kingdom, etc.).