Ltd. "VKM-Steel" — a plant holding RKTM included in the corporation "Russian Machines", carried out the first test launch of the line VDK-10 major car casting plant.
The production capacity of the line will be 30,000 tons of castings per year. The investment amounted to about 150 million dollars. The official opening of the new production is scheduled for the third quarter of 2011.
The new production will produce up to 12,000 car sets per year, and is designed to promote more intensive and sustainable development of the holding RKTM. Launching a new complex on the "VCR-STEEL" will create about 1,000 new jobs. Will be involved as local experts and professionals foundry from other regions.
According to the general director of "Russian Machines" Alexander Filatov, the launch of a new foundry to "VCR-Steel" will be the second new plant, opened in recent years, in line with its strategy of modernization of priority product lines and factories corporation. "