World class infrastructure
The SEZ "Alabuga" provides its residents with world level infrastructure.
Generating capacities at the SEZ "Alabuga" make it possible to place projects of any scale.Learn more
The SEZ "Alabuga" is located on the federal highway M-7 border; there is branch railway coming through the SEZ territoryLearn more
Storage and delivery of raw materials by railroad, goods shipping to customers is going right from the territory of SEZ AlabugaLearn more
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
% For SEZ Alabuga resident companies for 10 years from tax base introduction
2%* — for the first 5 years
7%* — the following 5 years
15,5%* — till 2055
INSURANCE FEE PAYMENT
14% — 2011 until 2017
21% — 2018
28% — 2019
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Managers of Federal tax 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
The war veteran at "Alabuga"
Meeting of the Special economic zone "Alabuga" team with the veteran of the Great Patriotic War Olga Yakusheva took place today in the administrative building of the SEZ. The meeting organized on the eve of the 70th anniversary of the Great Victory by the SEZ "Alabuga" HR service, attended over hundred employees.
87-year-old The Great Patriotic War veteran Olga Yakusheva congratulated the employees of the SEZ "Alabuga" with the upcoming anniversary of the Victory. As a little girl she lived in Yelabuga and spoke about her life during the war. The meeting participants listened with interest to the stories of Olga Yakusheva particularly how ships sailed off Yelabuga to the fighting front with young guys, how children in the rear helped adults in factories to unload barges and build factories.
Olga Yakusheva also spoke on military operations on the Great Patriotic War fronts and wished the war would never come to life of the current generation.
The SEZ "Alabuga" employees, in turn, congratulated the veteran with a bouquet of flowers and a present, expressed a huge gratitude for the feat during the war.
Link to this news article: http://alabuga.ru/en/media/#news2822
Young managers contest
On April, 28th Yelabuga Institute of Kazan (Volga) Federal University held an interregional professional simulation "Manager-2015", attended by pupils from Yelabuga, Naberezhnye Chelny, Zainsk, Bavly. The game "Manager - 2015" was moderated by the representatives of the faculty of economics and management, Yelabuga branch of KFU jointly with the Special economic zone "Alabuga".
The professional simulation had several stages, for two of which the participants were prepared in advance. The first stage - the presentation of a production company, with which the teams came up earlier. The participants spoke on business features and activities of their companies. During the second stage, it was necessary to prove industry-specific, economic and territorial advantages of enterprises.
The third stage of the contest was called "Economic duel." The captains of the teams were offered an economic problem for which they were supposed to find a solution.
The fourth stage was named "Brain-ring", where KFU students asked the participants challenging, but interesting questions that needed to be answered within a minute. During the game "Fill word" the participants had to solve a cross-word puzzle.
Finally, the participants were required to assemble a paper facility and make a presentation on it.
Each contest was evaluated by jury members, including the representatives of the SEZ "Alabuga". According to the decision of the jury the Grand prix was given to the team of a high school №5 from Bavly.
HR specialist of the Special economic zone Nataliya Yulkina congratulated the winners and invited everyone to have a summer internship at the SEZ "Alabuga".
Link to this news article: http://alabuga.ru/en/media/#news2819
5 new residents in the SEZ "Alabuga"
Projects of 5 new resident companies were approved yesterday by the Expert Board of the Ministry of economic development of the Russian Federation on industrial and production special economic zones. Also the Expert Board approved additional investments by the existing SEZ resident. The total investment volume into the reviewed projects is estimated at 30 billion rubles.
The Chinese company Shandong Yuanda steel science & technology Ltd will build on the territory of the Special economic zone "Alabuga" a plant for the production of galvanized steel and polymer coated galvanized steel with a production capacity of 500 thousand tons per year. The resident status of the SEZ was assigned to "ABC Steel" - a subsidiary of Chinese corporation.
To implement a project in the SEZ "Alabuga" the company will start a polymer coating line on galvanized steel sheets of various colors, rolling line of cold-rolled sheet.
The planned investment volume is 3.27 billion rubles. The project will provide 155 jobs by 2018. The expected production start - 4th quarter of 2016.
"Bars Technology" project, involving the establishment at the SEZ "Alabuga" a plant for the production of automotive components is a joint project of "Korib" Russian group of companies and Kazakhstan "Trading house Kainar Tecnologies». The investment volume into the new plant will amount 1.5 billion rubles, the plant will create 300 jobs. The investors are planning to start a production in 2016.
The Russian company "Wallsaving" creates on the territory of the SEZ "Alabuga" a modern enterprise for industrial production of construction wall sandwich panels with high insulation properties, high fire resistance and sound insulation, ease of processing and a relatively low cost. To launch a production the company expects to rent an industrial space in the industrial park "Synergy".
The project will generate 260 million rubles of investments and created 49 jobs. Annual production capacity is estimated at 600 thousand square meters. Start of industrial exploitation is scheduled for 3rd quarter of 2015.
LLC "Design - Rus" is a subsidiary of Turkish Dizayn Group – the company implements in the SEZ "Alabuga" a project for the production of polyethylene and polypropylene raw stock plastic pipes with a production capacity of 23.3 thousand tons per year. Total investment into the project amounts 1.59 billion rubles. The planned number of workers and office employees - 77 people. Production start is scheduled for III - IV quarter of 2015.
To implement a first stage of the project the company will place a production into the industrial park "Synergy", on the next stage of the project the company plans to build its own production unit on a land plot of 5.5 ha.
The project by a Russian company "A-Star" provides in the SEZ "Alabuga" a processing of over 175 tons of wheat per year and a production of starch, gluten, feed supplements. Total investment volume into the project - 9 billion rubles. Production start is scheduled for the 2nd quarter of 2017.
Except new residents the Expert Board at Ministry of economic development considered the project of an existing production planning to expand. Turkish company KASTAMONU adopted the decision to build in the SEZ "Alabuga" a second production stage of MDF panels. The amount of investments allocated for the second stage will amount $ 250 million, enabling to increase a production capacity from the current 475 to 925 thousand cubic meters per year. Construction of the second stage of the plant will begin in 2015 and will be completed by 2016.
The Expert Board approved the allocation to the resident an additional land plot for a new production.
Link to this news article: http://alabuga.ru/en/media/#news2821
Logistics seminar at "Alabuga"
Today the administrative center of the SEZ «Alabuga» became a meeting spot for experts of logistics, warehouse, general, commercial and IT directors, as well as warehouse managers. The conference "Management in modern warehouse" was facilitated by the SEZ “Alabuga” jointly with Axelot, Stelkon, Honeywell and 1C companies. The participants analyzed the optimization of warehouse processes and improving warehouse efficiency.
Over 200 participants came to know the best strategies for optimizing warehouse processes, learned about innovative technological developments, shared experience and discussed directions for further development.
In addition, Axelot specialists, the developer of the popular «1С:WMS» system in Russia spoke about the new features of software solutions and presented several RFID-concepts for business development. Specialists of META provided an overview of recent trends in storage equipment. Experts of Honeywell, the world leader in RFID and bar-coding technologies, spoke and demonstrated different models of printers and labeling features.
"Management in modern warehouse" practical conference, by the general view of event moderators and participants, has become a significant event, which has allowed the business community and residents of the SEZ "Alabuga" to meet the representatives of the most advanced production, distribution and 3PL companies.
Link to this news article: http://alabuga.ru/en/media/#news2818
"Alabuga" at Kazan Venture Fair
Today Kazan welcomed an anniversary Xth Kazan Venture Fair. During the event the Special economic zone "Alabuga" also presented its exhibition stand.
Kazan Venture Fair is annually held in Kazan since 2005. Russian Venture Capital Association (RVCA) and Investment and Venture Fund of the Republic of Tatarstan hosted the event. This year for the first time Kazan Venture Fair joined Russian Venture Fair which gave the event the nationwide status.
Kazan Venture Fair is a two-component event, including the exposition of innovative companies and a congress part hosting thematic events. As a part of the exposition exhibiting companies have an opportunity to present their business to the broad public and venture investors.
The Special economic zone "Alabuga" as one of the most successful industrial sites is more than welcome to offer participants of Kazan Venture Fair the opportunities for implementation of innovative projects. Among the benefits offered to residents - tax and customs preferences, ready engineering and transport infrastructure, attention from the head of the Republic of Tatarstan.
Today during the inspection of the exhibition special guests - acting President of the Republic of Tatarstan Rustam Minnikhanov, assistant to the President RF Andrey Fursenko and Deputy Minister of economic development Oleg Fomichev saw around the stand of SEZ "Alabuga". Rustam Minnikhanov personally introduced the Special economic zone and its current development history to the guests, mentioning that so far there are 15 operating enterprises on the site, 7 more plants plan are to be launched till the end of the year.
Kazan Venture Fair’s two days program will include a series of round tables and seminars on investment into innovation projects and cluster-based development of the economy.
Link to this news article: http://alabuga.ru/en/media/#news2816