Signed an agreement to build a new plant in Ulyanovsk

Ulyanovsk region a new production of low-voltage switchgear

The corresponding agreement was signed April 4, 2013 the head of region Sergey Morozov and General Director of "Firelek" (a branch of the French group of companies "Legrand" in Ulyanovsk), Jean-Luc Lubin, the press service of the Ulyanovsk Region Development Corporation. According to Jean-Luc Lyuben, new manufacturing plant will begin production before the end of 2013 and will increase the turnover of the products produced in Russia, with 40% to 60%.

As part of the project will create at least 250 new jobs. Planned investments in the plant during the first two years will be about 400 million rubles, with a possible increase to 800 million rubles at a later stage. 

The new production area of 20,000 square meters will be located in the region of Ulyanovsk Zavolzhski on the premises LLC "Cameco". The agreement was reached during talks with the company of "Ulyanovsk Region Development Corporation", carries the full support and maintenance of the project.

In the first phase the plant will start producing electrical switches and sockets, cable trays and trays, small switches, which will be delivered to the market of Russia and CIS countries. The new venue will complement the current plant in the region, "Contactor" which GC "Legrand" acquired in 2007.

"Legrand" became one of the first world-class companies that came to our region. The signing of the new agreement reaffirms that created in the Ulyanovsk region's business climate fulfills the need of large investors. Today in our "negotiation portfolio" — more than 10 of French companies. I am sure that the experience of "Legrand" will be for them to attract the best presentation and in our region for new partners. And this — high-paying jobs and new opportunities for Ulyanovsk ", — said the Governor Sergei Morozov.

For the record:

The group "Legrand" is a world-class specialist in electrical and digital building infrastructures. According to the company, the level of sales of Legrand in 2012 reached € 4,5 billion shares are traded on the stock exchange NYSE Euronext and is a component stock indexes. Legrand headquarters is located in Limoges (France). The company has over 35,000 employees worldwide.

"Legrand" in Russia is presented, in particular, makes, Legrand, Contactor, BTicino, Cablofil and Estap.

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