Site news 18.03.2014
March 18, 2014, Rybinsk. - Today a Memorandum of collaboration was signed between the Yaroslavl regional branch of the Russian union of mechanical engineers and the Saxony economy facilitation department (WFS).
The Memorandum was signed in the frame of the International technological forum dubbed “Innovation. Technology. Manufacturing” and organized by the Gas turbine machinery and power engineering innovative, territorial cluster, NPO Saturn, the P.A. Rybinsk State Aviation Technical University, the Government of the Yaroslavl region, the Rybinsk city hall, the Yaroslavl regional branch of the Russian union of mechanical engineers, the Saxony economy facilitation department (Germany) and the Safran Group (France). The forum is attended by the representatives of large, technologically advanced companies, small-to-medium-sized businesses, higher-learning institutions and vocational training schools as well as by Russian research and development centers.
The document was endorsed by Ilya Fedorov, NPO Saturn CEO, chairman of the all-Russian public organization “The Russian union of mechanical engineers” and, on behalf of the Saxony economy facilitation department, by doctor Manfred Liebl, WFS representative in Russia.
The text of the Memorandum mentions that a mutually profitable collaboration between the Russian companies and the land of Saxony in the field of industrial modernization and technology transfer has a lot of growth potential, lays out prospects for further development with regard to conducting technological forums dedicated to given technological subjects seeking to upgrade and re-equip Russian industrial centers. At that, the main industrial fields may be general and special mechanical engineering including automobile industry and railroad companies; airspace, agricultural and chemical industry players. The document also references the terms of conducting working meetings and technologic forums for the Saxony delegation, and visits of Saxony by Russian companies; the document states that the collaboration between the Russian union of mechanical engineers and WFS must continue to make a significant contribution to the initiation of joint investments in the production sector and technological development.
The Yaroslavl regional branch of the Russian union of mechanical engineers integrates 12 large companies and leading learning institutions in the Yaroslavl region: NPO Saturn, SatIZ, Avtodizel, Vympel, TRANSENERGO, the Yaroslavl Krasnyy Mayak plant, the Yaroslavl plant of diesel appliances, the Tutaev motor plant, Metiz, the Rostov optical-mechanical plant, the P.A. Solovev RSATU, the Yaroslavl agricultural-polytechnical college as well as the leaders of several machine-building companies from the Yaroslavl region (the likes of ELDIN, Agat, Polimermash-Tatneft, the Rybinsk instrument building plant and some others) and the leaders of the regional and municipal authorities. Since March 2011, the Yaroslavl regional branch of the Russian union of mechanical engineers has been chaired by the chief executive officer of NPO Saturn, Ilya Fedorov.
The Yaroslavl regional branch of the Russian union of mechanical engineers plays an active role in conducting municipal, regional and all-Russian technological forums and is actively accessing the international level. Based on the performance metrics of the Union’s regional branches, the Yaroslavl branch has always been ranked among the ten best regional branches in Russia.
The NPO Saturn Research and Production Association (OJSC) is an engine-building company specialized in the design and development, production and after-market support of gas turbine engines for military and civil aviation, naval ships and power-generating plants and gas-pumping units. The association is part of the All-Russian public organization The Union of mechanical engineers of Russia whereby the regional branch is headed by I. N. Fedorov, NPO Saturn CEO.
NPO Saturn is part of United Engine Corporation (OJSC) and acts as the leader of the Civil Engines Division, a business unit of UEC founded on 09.10.2012 as a result of integration of the following companies: NPO Saturn (OJSC), Aviadvigatel (OJSC), PMZ (OJSC), Metallist-PM (CJSC), Energetik-PM (OJSC), REMOS-PM (CJSC), Motoservis-PM (CJSC) and Zheleznodorozhnik-PM (CJSC).
United Engine Corporation (OJSC) is a subsidiary of the OBORONPROM UIC (OJSC). The UEC structure integrates over 85% of Russia’s leading companies specialized in the design and development, serial production and after-market support of gas turbine machinery as well as the key enterprises - the industry’s integral players. One of UEC’s prioritized fields of activity is the implementation of comprehensive programs of development of the companies in the industry by introducing new technologies meeting the world-class standards.
The OBORONPROM United Industrial Corporation (OJSC) is a multi-field machine-building group created in 2002. It is part of Rostec. The main fields of activity are helicopter building (the Russian Helicopters holding), engine building (the UEC holding) and other assets.
The Rostekhnologii State Corporation (Rostec) is a Russian corporation established in 2007 in order to facilitate the development, manufacturing and export of high-technology industrial products of military and civil purposes. Today it comprises over 663 companies, which form 8 military-industrial and 5 civil industry holdings. Rostec’s subsidiaries are located in 60 regions of Russia and supply their products to over 70 countries worldwide. In 2012 revenues of the Corporation amounted to RUB 931 billion, net profits were RUB 38.5 billion and total taxation exceeded RUB 109 billion.