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Total area of customs terminal which is fully equipped with modern machinery is 28 ha. It is one of the best customs posts in Russia.Learn more
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2%* — for the first 5 years
7%* — the following 5 years
15,5%* — till 2055
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21% — 2018
28% — 2019
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Project Drylok in Alabuga "unfrozen"
The resumption of construction of the Belgian factory Drylock Technologies in special economic zone "Alabuga" is a positive signal to those investors who have temporarily suspended their projects in Tatarstan. This was announced today Acting President of the Republic Rustam Minnikhanov during the ceremony "restart" of the construction. In the ceremony was also attended by the president of holding Drylock Technologies Bart Van Mulderen.
"Drylock Technologies" factory will produce a modern hygienic products. More than 140 million pieces of products per month will come out from production lines. The plant is designed to the 14 lines, which will be put into operation gradually over several years.
Investments into the project will amount to about 40 million euros (more than two billion rubles).
"We are very pleased that our partner, took time to think, assessed the situation and realized that the Russian market is huge, and management support of the Russian Federation, Tatarstan and the special economic zone is guaranteed. And I can officially assure that investment companies nested here will bring the related income, - said the Acting President of Tatarstan Rustam Minnikhanov during the ceremony. - I am sure that this is a good signal for other of our investors who have taken the time to think about their next steps".
In turn, the head of the holding company said that the company expects to become a serious player in the market of Powerful Russian Federation. "We feel the hospitality in Tatarstan and want to produce our products here for the Russian market, and therefore should be localized supply of raw materials - said Bart Van Mulder. - Part of raw materials we are forced to import and so we want to cooperate with companies from Russia and Tatarstan".
"I am delighted to be back here, glad to resume the construction of our factory, president of Drylock Technologies holding Bart Van Mulderen. - Our goal - to organize the production of world-class here. We focus on working with Tatarstan, for the production of quality products, which we will sell all over Russia. "
To mark the "unfreezing" of the project, Rustam Minnikhanov and Bart Van Mulder pitched a symbolic block of ice, which were entered into the clock - at this point they again began the countdown plant construction.
Also in the SEZ "Alabuga" hosted a meeting of company management Drylok Technologies with potential suppliers of raw materials for the new plant - the representatives of the petrochemical complex of Tatarstan.
Link to this news article: http://alabuga.ru/en/media/#news2879
The US ambassador visited "Alabuga"
The ambassador of the United States of America in the Russian Federation John Tefft visited the special economic zone "Alabuga" within the working trip to Tatarstan today.
The CEO of SEZ Timur Shagivaleev told John Tefft about a special economic zone and successful experience of her residents.
John Tefft asked T. Shagivaleev about the tax privileges provided to residents. Also the ambassador paid attention that Tatarstan is the leader in the Turkish investments into the industry. In turn, Timur Shagivaleev noted that SEZ is open for any investors regardless of their nationality.
The ambassador also took an interest, on what industries SEZ "Alabuga" is focused. Timur Shagivaleev told that the management of a special economic zone tries to use as much as possible existing advantages of Tatarstan, attracting on a platform of processors of polymers, producers of autocomponents. At the same time in "Alabuge" projects and in other branches are realized.
Members of delegation asked how the state policy of import substitution affected work of SEZ. "All our productions initially are import-substituting", - Timur Shagivaleev answered. Thus the policy of import substitution stimulates business to opening of new productions in SEZ "Alabuga".
Link to this news article: http://alabuga.ru/en/media/#news2859
"Alabuga" - the owner of the Development award
One of the most prestigious awards in the field of investment management – Development award of "Vnesheconombank" - awarded the special economic zone "Alabuga". Today within the St. Petersburg International Economic Forum the award in the nomination "The Best Project on Complex Development of Territories" to the CEO of SEZ "Alabuga" Timur Shagivaleev was handed by the head of the Russian President Administration Sergei Ivanov and the chairman of "Vnesheconombank" Vladimir Dmitriyev.
Competition on winning of the award for a contribution to sustainable social and economic development of Russia (A development award) was founded by the "Development Bank and Foreign Economic Activity (Vnesheconombank)" state corporation in 2012.
289 applications from 60 regions of Russia were submitted for participation in current competition, including 39 demands arrived from the Tatarstan. 29 projects were among nominees of an award then the jury chose winners in 8 nominations.
On an awards ceremony of winners the head of the Russian President Administration Sergei Ivanov thanked and congratulated all winners.
The chairman of "Vnesheconombank" Vladimir Dmitriyev reminded that the idea of establishment of the Award of development was approved by the president of the Russian Federation Vladimir Putin.
Link to this news article: http://alabuga.ru/en/media/#news2860
Armstrong – the 19th plant in "Alabugа"
The plant on production of suspended ceiling panels of the American company Armstrong opened in the special economic zone "Alabuga" today. The acting president of Tatarstan Rustam Minnikhanov and the president of Armstrong World Industries Matt Espe participated in a ceremony of start of the 19th plant in SEZ.
The Armstrong company works in Russia since 1993, but still had no plant here. Total investment in construction of plant made 3,6 billion rubles. Capacity – over 20 million square meters of ceiling plates a year.
As the CEO of plant Alexey Evdokimov reported, the plant got permission to commissioning in November, 2014, till February commissioning was conducted here, after started test production. The current staff of plant makes 136 people. In process of an exit to full capacity the number of the personnel will make 200 people.
Now at plant 4 product names are issued, until the end of the year the nomenclature has to extend to 15 names. Ceiling plates from mineral fiber which are made at plant, consist of environmentally friendly raw materials. The part of raw materials is delivered from abroad so far, but, on Evdokimov's words, gradually more and more components of production is bought in Russia. All production wastes are subject to secondary processing and are used for release of finished goods.
Production of plant will be implemented in all territory of Russia, and also in Belarus and Kazakhstan. The main consumers of production of Armstrong traditionally are stations, the airports, healthcare institutions and educations.
The executive director of division of Armstrong Building Products Victor Grizzle told that at a site choice in Russia the company considered some platforms - in Moscow area and other regions of the central part of Russia. "Alabuga", according to him, was chosen because of a successful site from the point of view of logistics, the important role was played by both those conditions and support which were offered by SEZ. Existence in the region of professional shots became the third factor – V. Grizzle very much highly appreciated the staff of the new enterprise.
The acting president of Tatarstan Rustam Minnikhanov at a ceremony thanked the American partners for the put trust today and that the project was realized precisely according to the plan and in the planned terms.
The head of Armstrong World Industries Matt Espe also expressed confidence that the new plant will promote growth of economy of Tatarstan and Russia. He thanked personally Rustam Minnikhanov for support during implementation of the project, noted also successful work of joint team of the Russian and American experts.
Solemn start of plant was symbolized by two ceiling panels - with a flag of Tatarstan and with the Armstrong logo - which Rustam Minnikhanov and Matt Espe inserted into a special support. After start guests of honor examined the enterprise.
Link to this news article: http://alabuga.ru/en/media/#news2861
"Alabuga" to register additional emission
On May, 26th, 2015 the Central Bank of the Russian Federation registered an additional emission of registered uncertificated shares of the Special economic zone of industrial and production type "Alabuga" (Republic of Tatarstan) being allotted by private subscription.
The additional emission will amount 3 million of capital stock with a nominal value of 1 thousand rubles. Thus, after the additional emission the registered capital of JSC SEZ "Alabuga" will increase by 3 billion rubles and amount 25.7 billion rubles.
The raised funds as a result of additional emission will be used for further development of the Special economic zone infrastructure.
Link to this news article: http://alabuga.ru/en/media/#news2832
Managers of Federal customs service in "Alabuga"
Today the delegation of Federal customs service paid a visit to the Special economic zone "Alabuga". The visit was chaired by administrative support department head at Federal customs service of Russia Vladimir Gorsky, also the SEZ was visited by chief financial department Yuriy Vahnyak, head of legal department Larisa Cherkesov and head of Tatarstan customs post Albert Mavlikov. At the SEZ "Alabuga" the guests were welcomed by first deputy CEO Ildar Tazutdinov and head of Yelabuga customs post Alexey Kovalev.
In the administrative center of the SEZ the guests were provided the information on the most successful special economic zone of the Russian Federation. Deputy CEO on investor relations Rustem Zaripov spoke on the companies operating in "Alabuga", on the social infrastructure which is a special trait of Tatarstan SEZ.
At the Special economic zone "Alabuga" site the members of Federal customs service delegation visited Ford Sollers plant, where they got acquainted with the production process and the product range of the largest SEZ resident.
Link to this news article: http://alabuga.ru/en/media/#news2830
Japanese delegation to visit "Alabuga"
A representative delegation of Japanese businessmen led by Adviser to the Prime Minister Eiichi Hasegawa visited today the Special economic zone "Alabuga". The delegation includes senior officers of several large industrial companies from various industries - food, chemical, construction, metalworking and IT, as well as representatives of higher scientific and educational institutions.The visit paid to “Alabuga” by members of the delegation was a part of a four-day trip to Tatarstan. The program of the visit at the request of the Japanese part included trips to petrochemical, food industry enterprises, postal offices, to companies operating in residential property matket. Foreign colleagues are interested in the introduction of automated tools in production and implementation of supply chains at our enterprises. And finally the delegation plans to negotiate on the possible options to cooperate with Tatarstan.
Today the guests of the SEZ "Alabuga" were presented the possibilities and advantages of the Special economic zone. During the presentation the members of the delegation were interested in resident companies of the SEZ as their potential customers and partners.
Immediately on the territory of SEZ "Alabuga" the delegation visited the industrial park "Synergy", where the guests witnessed the ready industrial infrastructure and got acquainted with the production at "P-D Tatneft-Alabuga Fiberglass" plant.
Link to this news article: http://alabuga.ru/en/media/#news2828
“Alabuga-fiber” plant launched
Today the Special economic zone "Alabuga" hosted a launching ceremony of a plant "Alabuga-fiber" for the production of carbon fiber. The launching ceremony of 16th manufacturing facility in the SEZ was attended by acting President of the Republic of Tatarstan Rustam Minnikhanov, first deputy general director of the state corporation "Rosatom" Alexander Lokshin, CEO of holding company "Composite" Leonid Melamed, CEO of the SEZ "Alabuga" Timur Shagivaleev.
"Alabuga-fiber" enterprise was founded by the holding company "Composite" by request of state corporation "Rosatom". The production volume of the plant in "Alabuga" is 1500 tons per year, the investment volume into the project amounted 3.3 billion rubles. "Alabuga-fiber" plant construction started in 2012. During that period the company built an industrial complex, installed a high-tech equipment, performed commissioning works. The product line consists of a creel, thermal stabilization section with modern energy efficient furnaces for oxidation and carbonization, of a new surface treatment and ready carbon fiber winding systems in a package of up to 8 kg. In December 2014 the factory witnessed a technical launching ceremony.
So far the company established the production of commercial batches of Umatex UMT42-12K brand carbon fiber. The following class carbon fiber is used in aircraft construction, shipbuilding, wind energy, automotive industry. By the end of the year the plant will launch a production of Umatex UMT42-24K carbon fiber for various industrial application.
During the ceremony the acting President of Tatarstan Republic Rustam Minnikhanov called "Alabuga-fiber" plant as one of the most modern and high-tech enterprises of the Special economic zone. "The technologies, used in here are of the most advanced global level – said Minnikhanov, speaking at the opening ceremony. - We were waiting for this company and I am sure that the products made out of these raw materials will be in demand in our republic”.
"As potential consumers of carbon fiber the acting president of Tatarstan Republic called car makers, aircraft and engine manufacturers. Head of one of the departments of Ministry of Industry and Trade of the Russian Federation Vladimir Potapkin read out a greeting on behalf of the head of the ministry Denis Manturov and noted that the Government of the Russian Federation pays a great attention to composite materials industry. "And opening of "Alabuga-fiber" plant fully meets the interests of the Government in this industry and it provides a solution to a number of challenges facing it" - said Potapkin.
First Deputy CEO "Rosatom" Alexander Lokshin mentioned that with the commissioning of "Alabuga" plant the capacity of carbon fiber production in Russia increases by 4 times and its mass production leads to lower costs.
"With such a scale and costs it opens up opportunities for widespread use of carbon fiber - not just for aerospace, but also for a more "down to earth usage", so to speak a household one, including fishing rods, bicycles – said Lokshin. - We want the plant to be in demand, with queues to buy the product as in the future the plant has reserved additional space for expansion".
CEO holding company "Composite" Leonid Melamed thanked Tatarstan Government and personally Rustam Minnikhanov, informing that in the future the plant "Alabuga-fiber" will be expanded with more powerful four production lines and by 2025 will occupy 7% of the global carbon fiber market. The land plot in the SEZ “Alabuga” is already reserved for the company. "This is a very difficult task, but I am sure that with the support of Ministry of Trade and Industry of the Russian Federation and Republic of Tatarstan we can do it" - said the head of "Composite".
The high technical equipment of "Alabuga-fiber" enterprise, possession of production technology now allows us to produce products of international standards and to compete not only in Russian but also in the global carbon fiber market", - said Leonid Melamed.
During the interview with journalists CEO of the SEZ "Alabuga" Timur Shagivaleev called "Alabuga-fiber" the most technologically advanced plant in the Special economic zone. He also highly praised the prospects of carbon fiber based composite materials. "We are verging towards new technological revolution, and the plant "Alabuga-fiber" is the flagship of the revolution" - said T. Shagivaleev.
Link to this news article: http://alabuga.ru/en/media/#news2827
Chinese CPIC to visit the SEZ
Today the delegation of Chinese company CPIC by invitation of one of the residents of the SEZ - LLC "PD Tatneft-Alabuga Fiberglass" visited the Special economic zone "Alabuga". The delegation was headed by CPIC Chairman Wu Ming, the guests were welcomed by CEO SEZ "Alabuga" Timur Shagivaleev and director LLC "P-D Tatneft-Alabuga Fiberglass" Ilvir Sattorov.
Chongqing Polycomp International Corporation - CPIC is one of the largest Chinese manufacturers of fiberglass. The production capacity of the company's plants reaches 520,000 tons of fiberglass per year.
Having met the delegation, CEO SEZ "Alabuga" Timur Shagivaleev introduced the guests the enterprises located in the SEZ. "We are honored to host the representatives of such a large and well-known company," - he appealed to the members of the delegation.
He informed the guests that the following day the SEZ will witness a plant launch for the production of carbon fiber, and thus "Alabuga" will become the only place in the world with the production of both carbon fiber and fiberglass.
CPIC representatives got acquainted with the SEZ “Alabuga” presentation, precisely on its preferences. In turn, the guests were interested in recruitment of foreign specialists to Russian. Timur Shagivaleev recounted that there is no difficulty in recruitment of highly qualified specialists from abroad. He mentioned as an example the construction of a nearby from the SEZ "Alabuga" plant "Ammoni" involving a Chinese company for construction purposes.
Also the representatives of CPIC were interested in energy resources of the SEZ "Alabuga". Timur Shagivaleev informed that there are no bureaucracy issues with respect to gas supply and electricity networks. "P-D Tatneft-Alabuga Fiberglass" director Ilvir Sattorov in turn confirmed the highest quality of the infrastructure in the SEZ.
"P-D Tatneft-Alabuga Fiberglass" is our strategic partner - said Timur Shagivaleev to CPIC delegation members. – The leadership of the republic and we at all support the company".
Today CPIC delegation members will also visit "P-D Tatneft-Alabuga Fiberglass" plant and discuss the prospects for collaboration.
Link to this news article: http://alabuga.ru/en/media/#news2826