The Chief Executive Officer of MAN Truck&Bus RUS
and is in charge of the CIS Region
FOR MTB CIS region is one of the most important markets in the world. According to the company’s development strategy, not only sales and service offices are being opened here but production facilities also. For example, joint company «JV MAN Auto-Uzbekistan» has been launched in August, 2009 and despite its short history we can already say that it is a success story.
The plant started with truck assembly on rented facilities of SamAvto company. Couple of months ago, 30th of July 2012, new assembly plant has been launched near
The plant has area of 15 000 sq m and it capable to produce 3000 trucks per year working in one shift. There is a possibility to mount second assembly line to raise production to 8000 trucks per year.
The production complex create around 1000 working places.
Development plan includes in the future launch of a plant for trailers and mounted equipment with the aim to produce dump bodies and trailers, container and car carriers, tent and isothermal semi trailers and other special bodies and vehicles.
The plant will be a full cycle of metal processing and profile sheet metal, welding, painting, assembly mounted and trailed equipment with subsequent testing.
The following production is mastered or scheduled to be mastered till the end of 2012: tent semi trailers and bodies, isothermal semi trailers and bodies, truck-mounted cranes 16,18,25,35 and 50 tons, bitumen, tankers, grain and cotton carriers, mixers, car carries, cement trucks, heavy-duty low-bed trailers, etc.
The commercial vehicles market in
· Major part of total fleet is heavily worn and there is strong demand for renovation;
· Special financial programs for purchasing new vehicles are available and currently supported by the Government. Leasing and credit market is developing fast.
· GDP is rising, small and middle businesses are very active, new projects in strategic economic fields are being launched with the support of the Government and international financial institutes.
· Oil and gas companies are developing very dynamically, as well as mining, construction, transport and trade.
Thanks to active development, high quality of vehicles and services, MAN grows stable on the market and has won clients’ confidence. For example, we can highlight such partners of «JV MAN Auto-Uzbekistan» as “Angren” logistics center buying TGS 26.400 tractors and tippers, State Joint Stock company "Uzavtoyol", Road fund Ruz and Fergana’s refinery (both of these companies buying more than 200 trucks), mining and metallurgical complexes Almalykskiy and Navoiyskiy, "Uzbekiston temir yullari ", GM Uzbekistan, Coca-Cola and may others.