Ural Industrial Cluster in Novouralsk To Attract New Investments

30 April 2019 (09:05)

UrBC, Yekaterinburg, April 30, 2019. Ural Electrochemical Combine and CentroTech (both of which are parts of Rosatom’s TVEL in Novouralsk, Sverdlovsk Region) set up Ural Industrial Cluster, a non-profit association, the combine’s press service reports.

Ural Electrochemical Combine’s Deputy Director-General for Non-Nuclear Business Development Oleg Yelistratov was elected the association’s President. Ural Electrochemical Combine’s Director-General Alexander Belousov, Deputy DG Valeriy Denisov, CentroTech’s Director-General Ilya Kavelashvili, and CentroTech’s Deputy DG Alexander Stikhin became members of the Board.

Now the association intends to select the industrial cluster’s primary participants and to adopt an action plan. Ural Industrial Cluster is expected to control the key areas of expertise relevant to the development of Sverdlovsk Region’s machine-building industry and necessary to ensure industrial cooperation in crucial production fields (including import substitution).

Ural Industrial Cluster will serve as the driving force for the development of member companies’ potential. The association will focus on product competitiveness, increase in import substitution product outputs, interregional technological cooperation, and expansion of internal and external sales markets, Oleg Yelistratov says.

According to plan, Ural Industrial Cluster will get registered as one of Russia’s Industry & Trade Ministry’s industrial clusters by the end of 2019. The project is meant to create new jobs in Novouralsk and attract new investments.

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