Bobruiskagromash OJSC (Mogilev Region), one of Belarus' leading producers of farming machinery, has launched the serial production of weight measurement equipment, Interfax learnt from Vice Chief Engineer Oleg Lukyanenko.
According to the source, the company bought the necessary technologies and equipment from Bobruisk-based Vesopribor OJSC that went bankrupt last year. Bobruiskagromash is going to produce mechanical and electronic scales.
Preliminary estimations show that the demand for weight measurement equipment in the CIS is around $500 per month.
Bobruiskagromash invested around BYR 900 million in the new project in 2008 and created 40 new jobs, the source reported.
Bobruiskagromash was founded in 1974. Currently, it produces over 50 kinds of agricultural machines and aggregates for land cultivation and fodder processing.
The company also produces consumer goods, including car trailers, furniture accessories, school furniture, boilers.
The company employs around 2,500 people.
The enterprise prioritizes quality and holds an ISO-9000-2001 quality management certificate.
In 2008 the company made BYR 147.7 billion worth of goods, or 42.3% up on the year. Exports rose by 42.5% to reach $37.2 million.