Mogilev-based Strommashina plans to supply Uzbekistan with 5 technological lines to produce rooting materials 2007, a company representative told Interfax.
Strommashina plant was founded in 1913. It is the CIS leading manufacturer of equipment for the production of construction materials and railway ties. The company also specialises in equipment and technological lines (over 40 titles) for producing ceramic and fire bricks, asbestos-cement products (roofing slates, pipes), soft roofing (ruberoid, glass-fibre mats), railway sleepers and pointwork sleepers, cement goods (paving slabs, curb stones). The plant employs about 2,500 people.
In January the company launched its first КБМ-401П tower crane series.
The company will be producing 5 cranes a month, with height ranging from 66 to 74 metres, swinging radius range being 40 and 35 metres.
At the moment, the company domestically produces all major completes. In the meantime, a year ago they would assemble cranes under a licence by Rzhev Crane-Building Plant, Russia’s largest producer of cranes. Now Rzhev imports are limited to electric equipment, the production was which will also be mastered by Mogilev in H2 2007.
The cranes produced comply with all standards and are fit for erecting mid-rise buildings – the most popular housing segment in Belarus.
Presently, Belarusian construction companies are looking to replace their worn-out facilities and equipment, including cranes, so Strommashina will have a market for its tower cranes in Belarus.
In 2006 the company produced BYR 51.3 billion in commodities, 10% up on the year. The output of consumer goods expanded by 5% to reach BYR 8.2 billion.
In January-March 2007 the enterprise boosted output 8% to BYR 16.9 billion. The value of consumer goods produced during that period stands at BYR 2.2 billion, exports $2.6 million.