OBO Bettermann GmbH&Co.KG

Bettermann (Germany) is planning to expand its production in Lipetsk Special Economic Zone and begin engineering its third phase worth up to RUB 8 billion before the end of 2019, as reported by Lipetsk SEZ press service.

15 January 2019

OBO Bettermann Production, LLC and Wissman Lipetsk, LLC began designing new production sites to be built next year in the “Lipetsk” Special Economic Zone.

According to the Agency’s source, Wissman Lipetsk plans to manufacture premium wall-mounted boilers at their new production site. The details of the project have not yet been disclosed. Now, manufacturer produces low pressure boilers up to 6 MW running on liquid and gaseous fuels (Vitomax 100-LW and Vitomax 200-LW).

The area of the new OBO Bettermann’s site will be extended to 17 ha (the actual area of the enterprise is 6 ha). There, it is planned to carry out hot galvanizing of fittings for lighting devices. “The Bettermann Concern bought a ready-made site for 1 bln rubles. They will invest about 5 to 7 bln rubles in the new project”, the source explained.

28 September 2017

Lipetsk Industrial Production Special Economic Zone has inaugurated today the 17th OBO Bettermann's plant. The company intends developing its business in Russia. The galvanizing production that was initially scheduled for construction in Romania is now also scheduled for development in Russia. Total investments into the project exceeded RUB 2 bn.

29 September 2016

During the remaining months of this year, another enterprise, an OBO Bettermann plant for producing electrical equipment, will be opened in the SEZ Lipetsk.

Bettermann production General Director Boris Lokhman said that reconstruction is currently under way at the plant of the main production building. According to the schedule, the plan is to start producing electrical equipment this autumn.

“The official opening might take place later but we plan to launch production capacities as early as this autumn”, Lokhman said.

Let us recall that Bettermann purchased the construction in progress at the SEZ Lipetsk from Belon-Metakon and, according to the latest data, has invested RUB 1.2 bn invested in reconstruction.

OBO Bettermann was founded in 1911 by Franz Bettermann to produce lighting fixtures. Today, the holding company’s enterprises are located in 50 countries and produce over 30 th. types of electrical equipment.

01 July 2015
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OBO Bettermann GmbH&Co.KG


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Contact: Andreas Bettermann, CEO

OBO Bettermann was founded in 1911 by Franz Bettermann to produce lighting fixture accessories. Currently, its enterprises are present in 50 countries globally producing over 30 thousand items of electro technical products.