UAZ and ZMZ will stop production for two weeks due to renovation campaign

Moscow. July 21. INTERFAX.RU – OJSC “Ulyanovsk automobile plant” and JSC “Zavolzhsky motor plant (“UAZ” and “ZMZ”, part of the Sollers group) in the period from 24 July to 7 August 2017 will suspend production in connection with the planned repair campaign, reported “Interfax” in the press service of “UAZ”.

In particular, the factories will repair of industrial premises and the roof, besides, UAZ will hold prevention equipment and preparation for launch of the cargo chain conveyor.

“Scheduled events require major changes in existing processes and involving significant amount of repair personnel. In this regard, the schedule of holidays and summer health campaign this year is made with consideration of work done”, – said the Agency interlocutor.

UAZ is Russia’s largest manufacturer of SUVs and one of the key enterprises of group Sollers. In 2016 “UAZ” sold on the Russian market 48,848 thousand vehicles, which is 0.5% more than the year before.

ZMZ is one of the largest Russian enterprises for the production of internal combustion engines.