The German manufacturer of agricultural machinery Claas started construction of the second phase of its plant in Krasnodar.
"Construction work is already underway, is pouring the foundation of the new facility. Near the existing production plant will be constructed of metal, laser cutting of metal, paint shop and assembly line" — the Department of Strategic Development, Investments and Foreign Economic Activity of the Krasnodar Territory.
In the next 3 years in the development of the enterprise — the creation of a full production cycle — Claas is investing around 120 million euros. It is planned that by 2015, the production capacity will increase to 1.5-2 combines thousands of pieces of equipment. Now the production capacity of the plant designed for a thousand cars a year. Parallel to continue production of tractors and the staff at the factory in Krasnodar will increase to 500-600.
"The project is the second phase of the plant will create CLAAS in Krasnodar and Kuban generally strong demand for skilled workers and engineering workers," — said the ministry.
The company's factory Claas — LLC "Klaas" — opened in Krasnodar in 2005. Today, it produces the full range of Tucano combine harvesters and tractors collects Axion850, Xerion3300/3800.