The BSH factory resumed production of washing machines in St. Petersburg

Moscow. December 18. St. Petersburg plant of Bosch und Siemens Hausgeraete GmbH (BSH), previously suspended production because of a lack of Turkish components, has resumed the Assembly of washing machines, which ended December 11, said the representative of the municipal Committee for industrial policy and innovation.

According to him, on 21 December, the plant plans to resume the assembling of refrigerators, suspended at the beginning of the current week.

The company does not comment on the situation with the delay in customs components from Turkey.

In early December, the Vice-Governor of St. Petersburg Sergey Movchan in the letter appealed to the first Deputy head of the FCS Vladimir Malinin unblock the importation from Turkey of components for machine-building enterprises of the city.

The letter noted that after the enactment of the presidential decree on economic measures against Turkey, enterprises and their suppliers are faced with a significant period of clearance of goods, imported from Turkey, the Baltic, St. Petersburg, Pulkovo and other regional customs. 100% Board inspection are the goods which are not included in the sanctions list of products approved following the decree of the President of the government decision.

The BSH plant was opened in St. Petersburg in 2007 and manufactures products under the brands Bosch and Siemens.

Concern Bosch und Siemens Hausgeraete GmbH was founded in 1967 as a joint venture of companies Robert Bosch GmbH and Siemens AG with headquarters in Munich. In early January of the current year, Bosch completes acquisition of 50% of Siemens’s share in BSH.