In Chelyabinsk opened a plant for the production of electric motors

© Fotolia / Natalia Ivanoviches. Archival photoIn Chelyabinsk opened a plant for the production of electric motors© Fotolia / Natalia Ivanova

Joint venture of JSC «Transneft» and JSC «Konar» is a plant of JSC «Russian electric motors», which plans to produce up to 300 engines annually, opened Wednesday in Chelyabinsk.

By video conference in the opening ceremony participated the President of Russia Vladimir Putin.

«Go ahead,» — said Putin.

The plant created with the technological support of the Italian company Nidec. As told the chief engineer Dmitry Sokolov, the design capacity of the enterprise will come to 2022-2023 years, the number of employees 263. Designers and technologists have undergone additional training and internship in Italy.

The President of PJSC «Transneft» Nikolay Tokarev, in his turn, noted that the volume of investment in construction of the plant amounted to 12 billion rubles, a significant effect will be after 6 years. «The prospects for the plant is beautiful,» he told reporters.

JSC «RED» is already the second company «Transneft» in Chelyabinsk. It was created in the execution of the orders of the President of the Russian Federation on increasing the localization of the most important industries in Russia. In 2016, Chelyabinsk was put into operation a plant for the production of pumping equipment JSC «Transneft» — «Oil pumps». The new company plans to fully cover the demand structures of «Transneft» in this kind of product, it is ready to go, not only on Russian but also on foreign markets.