On July 26, Greif plant for the production of steel barrels and containers was launched in the Vorsino industrial park. According to the press service of the Kaluga region government, investments in phase 1 construction of the production facility amounted to 800 million rubles.
Peugeot-Citroen launches a full cycle of production of the Citroen Spacetourer and Peugeot Traveler minibuses at its Kaluga plant and has begun accepting orders for these models, the Company says. According to the report, on April 28, “Kaluga Plant PSMA Rus LLC” launches a full cycle of production of Citroen Spacetourer and Peugeot Traveler minibuses".
In 2018, French PSA Group intends to decide on the set up of production of engines in Russia, said Nicolas Feubwe, Director General of PSMA Rus. “We are working on a business case for localization of engines in Russia - first and foremost, of course, for our production in Kaluga. To create and launch an engine assembly line in Kaluga, at least two years will be required. We are now fine-tuning the business case. It is necessary to adopt an internal decision on the level of the PSA group, to understand whether we can implement this project in Kaluga,” said Feubwe, who was quoted by the Vedomosti newspaper. “A decision on the implementation of the project must be in any case adopted in the current year, within about six months,” he said. Manufacture of engines in the case of its localization in Russia will also be channeled to the export, said Christophe Bergerand, PSA's Executive Vice President, Chief Operating Officer for Russia and Eurasia Region and the CIS . “It's a question of business models - we must al
The production facility occupies 6,000 square meters, 50 jobs are created. The plant's location in the Central Region of Russia is due to the favorable geographical position within the Moscow transport hub and proximity to key customers.
In the Kaluga region a gas chemical production will be established. The Chinese oil pipeline engineering company plans to create it. The issues of production location in the region were discussed during the working visit of representatives of the Chinese company to the Kaluga Region. This was reported to REGNUM News Agency on April 16 by the Regional Development Agency of the Kaluga Region.
It is noted that the next stage of cooperation will be the formation of a working group for the project, which will study in more detail the infrastructure base of the region and the terms of cooperation.
"Depending on the parameters of the project, we will be able to draw up a "project package" that includes tax incentives established at the federal and regional levels," Ilya Veselov, the Minister of Economic Development of the region, stated.
PSMA Rus' Kaluga plant is to start integrated production of business cars Citroen Jumpy and Peugeot Expert in 2Q2018.