Volga engineering plant exists for about 40 years. At its base will be created a new division of “AVTOVAZ” – the production of technological equipment.
SAMARA, 7 Dec. AvtoVAZ will liquidate its subsidiary Volzhsky machine building plant, some of the employees go into a new division of the auto giant, said the Chairman of the trade Union “AVTOVAZ” Sergei Zaitsev.
“Volga engineering plant is eliminated. On its basis a new division of “AVTOVAZ” — the production of technological equipment. A decree on the establishment of the new production has already been signed,” — said Zaitsev.
The process of eliminating the TVM will take several months. As noted by hares, on the new production of the auto giant will be transferred all the employees of machine-building plant. It is anticipated that jobs will be given to the personnel involved in technological equipment and repair.
“Not all employees will be transferred. About 700 people will move to “AVTOVAZ”. Those who engaged in the machine tool industry, there is, of course, this will not happen (translation — ed.)”, — he said.
Volga engineering plant (earlier the production of technological facilities and equipment of JSC “AVTOVAZ”) exists for about 40 years. TVM became a 100% subsidiary of “AVTOVAZ” in November 2014. The plant supplies the automaker with components for Assembly of vehicles and production tooling, dies and technological equipment — machines, robotics.
It was reported that “AVTOVAZ” will invest in the modernization of TVM about 1 billion rubles for the manufacture of tooling and tools for the production of their new models — LADA Vesta and LADA XRay. Previously reported reductions in 2015 about 50% of the employees of VSW. It was supposed to lay off about 1195 employees. The reason for the decline was the lack of a sufficient number of orders from “AVTOVAZ”. On the TVM were about 2.2 thousand people.