Bobruiskagromash OJSC (Mogilev Region), one of Belarus' leading producers of farming machinery, has received a silver medal at an exhibition in Moscow, vice chief of the company's marketing department Vasily Tsarik told Interfax.
According to the source, the company received the medal for the development and serial production of ПТ-165 pickup baler that is exported to Russia, Ukraine, Kazakhstan, Uzbekistan, Kyrgyzstan, Armenia and Moldova.
Tsarik reported, that in January-September 2007 Bobruiskagromash doubled exports to Russia. In particular, exports of spare parts rose 5-fold, and the range of machines exported to the Russian Federation expanded by 50%.
The source attributes the growth to the expansion of the company's dealership network in Russia and establishment of joint ventures (in Barnaul, Yaroslavl, Balakhna and Sheksna). Besides, last year there opened Bobruiskagromash assemblages in Tymen and Krasnodar regions.
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.
Bobruiskagromash makes BYR 9 billion worth of goods monthly. 60% of the output is exported.