The first plant in Russia Bridgestone opens in may in the Ulyanovsk region


KRASNOYARSK, February 19. Bridgestone opens first in Russia and the CIS plant in the Ulyanovsk region in may. About it the correspondent of TASS, the Governor of the Ulyanovsk region Sergey Morozov.

“In may we will open a large plant with Japanese equipment Bridgestone, he said on the sidelines of the Krasnoyarsk economic forum (KEF-2016).

Earlier development Corporation of the Ulyanovsk region to the correspondent of TASS reported that the project will involve an investment of 12.5 billion rubles of investments. When at full capacity, it is estimated by 2019, the plant will produce 2 million tires per year, and in the presence of orders may increase production doubled to 4 million tires.

The plant will be built jointly with Mitsubishi Corporation. The company will create about 800 jobs for area residents. Now the equipment is being installed and completed commissioning work, then will be issued all the necessary documentation.

Bridgestone was founded in 1931 in Japan. Considered the world leader in the production of automobile tires, possesses 155 plants and 4 technical centers in 27 countries. Tires are tested on 9 private landfills, which are purpose-built in 7 countries.