Inergy, a French manufacturer of automotive components, will locate its production facilities in Maryino industrial park, St. Petersburg
In October 2, 2013, at the panel discussion “Development of industrial areas in St. Petersburg” that was held under the VI Petersburg International Innovation Forum, the French automotive supplier Inergy has announced its plans regarding the location of the new production facilities in Maryino Industrial Park.
CJSC VTB Capital Asset Management is an asset management company of the project, while Capital-Energo is responsible for property management.
DSK Plastic Omnium Inergy is a joint venture of the French company Inergy Automotive, a part of the international holding Plastic Omnium and Detalstroykonstruktsiya, the leading manufacturer of automotive components in the Russian market. Today, the estimated turnover of Plastic Omnium DSC Inergy company makes 1.5 billion rubles a year.
The company has two factories in Russia already including one in Stavrovo of Vladimir region, and one in Togliatti. The company will place its third Russian factory on production of plastic fuel tanks in Maryino Industrial Park.
Car assembling factories located in St. Petersburg, including Nissan, Ford and others, will become consumers of the new products of the enterprise.
The new production facility with total area over 5,000 square meters is scheduled for opening in 2014.
The expected number of employees is 150-200 people, including engineering staff.
Mr. Maxim Meyksin, the Chairman of the Committee on Industrial Policy and Innovation, has told about the plans of the French company, “We are excited that the plans of DSK Plastic Omnium Inergy are declared exactly during the innovation forum, because innovations mean everything new. The production facilities in Maryino Industrial Park will bring new jobs, taxes, new opportunities and competencies to St. Petersburg. The construction of car components production will be another step towards the localization of automotive components production within the automotive cluster of St. Petersburg.”
According to Mr. Dmitry Kostek, the Director General of DSK Plastic Omnium Inergy, by locating the production in Maryino Industrial Park the company will manage to leverage the proximity of traffic artery of the ring road and the vicinity of other industrial enterprises, while optimizing costs through joint organization of external services on personnel transportation, staff feeding, and other external services purchased.
According to Vladimir Vishnevsky, the Managing Director of CJSC VTB Capital Asset Management, the deal will draw the world's leading manufacturers of automotive components to St. Petersburg and to Maryino Industrial Park, in particular. This means that St. Petersburg is one of the higher priority regions for investors and confirms the fact that the conditions of Maryino Industrial Park meet the severe requirements of the biggest European companies.