Concern Sulzer launches high-tech production for the needs of AvtoVAZ

Swiss group Sulzer, largest shareholder is GC "Renova", launches high-tech production for the needs of "AvtoVAZ". The agreement was signed between the thin-film technology division Sulzer Metco-Metaplas and a subsidiary of OAO "AvtoVAZ", LLC "Harmony Tool"(Former CEC VAZ), which supplies the Russian auto giant tools and tooling. The collaboration resulted in the creation of the Centre will be covering Sulzer, which will be located in the territory LLC "Lada tool" in Togliatti.

Specialization of the center — coating for improving the surface properties of materials. This technology can be applied to achieve resistance to high temperature and oxidation, improving wear resistance, electrical conductivity, improving the appearance of products, etc. To date, advanced coating technology is widely used in various industries, from production to manufacturing details hours of racing cars and machine tools.

"Specialists "Harmony Instrument" already have experience in operating equipment for coating technology group Oerlikon, also included in the number of enterprises GC "Renova". But then when it came to selling machines, in the case of Sulzer created a technological section: production is localized, there is a complete transfer of new technologies ", — said the director of development of high-tech assets of GK" Renova "Mikhail Lifshitz. "" AvtoVAZ "and other machine-building enterprises of the region for the first time will have access to the most advanced coating technology that can improve the quality of products and improve the economic performance of production" — he said.

Creation Center for coatings in Togliatti — logical continuation of the strategy of GC "Renova" on the implementation of advanced technologies in Russia's leading global companies. The active process of creating a Russian production of Swiss Oerlikon and Sulzer concerns began in 2009 with the opening of the center Sulzer Chemtech in Serpukhov (Moscow region)., In 2011, launched its second phase. In 2010, he joined the first center of Oerlikon Balzers Coating in Elektrostal near Moscow. In September 2011, Sulzer created the Center for centrifugal pumps Sulzer Pumps in Khimki (Moscow region)., And is less than a year later opened a second center in October (Bashkiria). In December 2011 an agreement was signed between the Ural Turbine Works (UTZ) and Sulzer Turbo Services of localization in Russian service of gas turbines.

About group of companies "Renova» (

Russia's leading private business group, which owns and manages assets in metallurgy, oil, mining, chemical, construction industries, transport, energy, telecommunications, high-tech engineering, utilities and financial sector in Russia and abroad (CIS countries, Switzerland, Italy, South Africa and the United States). The biggest asset of GC "Renova" are shares in TNK-BP, UC RUSAL, IES, as well as in Swiss technology group OC Oerlikon and Sulzer.

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