- 05.08.2016 15:52
- The Prime Minister of the Republic of Kazakhstan visited AO "EPK Stepnogorsk"
The Prime Minister of the Republic of Kazakhstan Karim Masimov during his trip in Akmola region visited bearing production AO “EPK Stepnogorsk".
General Director Anatoliy Tomilov has told the Prime Minister that the plant specialize in bearing production for a railway transport, which are used in rolling stock on the entire territory of CIS. In 2015, the production issued 10,3 thousand tons of bearings. In the first half of 2016 production amounted to 5,8 thousand tons bearings.
In 2014 began the transfer of spherical bearings production, which produced OAO “EPK Moscow”, in Stepnogorsk. This investment project was included in the Map of Akmola region entrepreneurship support. The cost of the project amounted about 100 million rubles. More than 370 pieces of equipment were delivered to the plant in Stepnogorsk. From the project realization date were produced 71,6 thousand new bearings, including 20,4 thousand spherical.
In addition, the General Director of OAO "UK EPK" Alexander Kopetsky announced to the Prime Minister of the Republic of Kazakhstan Karim Massimov, that today EPK implements joint investment project for production of highly engineered bearings with the American company "Timken" in Stepnogorsk. The contract of the creation joint venture for the production of high-tech bearings in Stepnogorsk. The project is focused on the overseas market: products will be sold not only in Kazakhstan and in Russia, but also worldwide. American counterparts like the investment climate, the approach of the Kazakhstan government members and leaders in the field. The attractiveness of the region for investors can be a precondition for creation a cluster for a production of innovative products for the rail cars on the territory of Stepnogorsk.
The Prime Minister of Kazakhstan Karim Massimov was pleased with what he saw, noting that bearing plant in Kazakhstan is a unique production.
AO “EPK Stepnogorsk" is part of the EPK since 2001. The holding company is a leader in the bearings production for railway transport in Russia and CIS countries. Today the company occupies approximately 70% of the railway bearings production market. Increased ten times the production of various types of bearings, despite the sharp decline of demand in rail cars, respectively, in bearings. In 2014, the plant mastered production of large cylindrical and spherical bearings, transferred from OAO “EPK Moscow”.
The factory awarded the prize of the President of the Republic of Kazakhstan "For achievements in quality".
Technological equipment of the enterprise allows to produce high-quality spherical and cylindrical bearings, components of different types and sizes, maximally satisfying the demands of customers. The volume of production in Stepnogorsk is constantly increasing.