The Kirovets plant for the production of energy-saturated tractors was opened in the Kostanay region on the territory of the Kostanay Industrial Zone in October this year. This tractor is very popular and is the best-selling product of all energy-saturated tractors. It is a market leader. The sales level exceeds 50%.
When the plant reaches its design capacity, it is planned to produce up to 700 tractors per year. About 500 jobs will be created in production and 700 in related industries. The localization level will gradually be brought to 50% by 2025.
As part of the opening of the plant, an agreement was signed on the entry of PTZ JSC into the charter capital of the Kostanay Tractor Plant. The strategic document was signed by Chairman of the KTZ Supervisory Board and President of the Association of Kazakhstan Auto Business Andrey Lavrentyev and Director of «Petersburg Tractor Plant» JSC Sergey Serebryakov.
Joint work with «Petersburg Tractor Plant» JSC carries with it the strategic task of building up industrial cooperation between the Republic of Kazakhstan and the Russian Federation. The project has high economic and social significance for the country, production has been established that meets all modern international norms and standards with the transfer of technological competencies, deep localization and high added value in Kazakhstan.
This is an important event in the engineering industry of Kazakhstan. The launch of the plant has mutually beneficial cooperation: Kazakhstan receives new production, its own products, jobs, the Russian side - the production of components for both the parent plant and the secondary market.