Bobruiskagromash OJSC has opened a joint assemblage in Russia's Tyumen Region on the basis of the local Mechanical Repair Plant, a company representative told Interfax.
Initially the joint venture that is situated in the village of Omutninskoye will assemble forage conservation machines. A pilot lot of 12 assembly kits is about to be shipped to Tyument Region, the source reported. This year the assemblage is expected to put out at least 50 machines.
The new enterprise in Tyumen Region is the company's seventh assemblage in Russia. Similar plants are located in Yarolslavl, Nizhny Novgorod, Vologda, Altai regions and Tatarstan.
Bobruiskagromash was founded in 1974. Currently, it produces over 40 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 enterprises prioritises quality and holds an ISO-9000-2001 quality management certificate.
In January-May 2007 the company boosted industrial output by 17.1% in value terms to reach BYR 37.5 billion. Consumer goods output grew 109.8%.
Farming machinery exports grew twofold to exceed $10 million.