17 June 2011, Friday, 17:47

BelZAN chances for cooperation with Japan enterprises are high

author: Alfiya Sharafutdinova, Galiya Nabieva

Belebeevsky BelZaN plant was visited today by representatives of Japan business community. For businessmen from the land of the rising sun the enterprise is of interest as one of possible suppliers of automotive accessories for the Kaluga plant of Mitsubishi Motors Corporation.

Yuriy Murmilov the head of Belebey city and Belebeyevsky region administration and Sergey Ovchinnikov, the General Director of the plant arranged the excursion over the plant for the Japanese colleagues. BelZAN specialises on manufacture of fixing products and springs and takes the leading positions in the given segment.

Today BelZAN is the basic supplier for the largest automobile plants of Russia. There is also great working experience with foreign partners. Thus, the suspension springs production is organised together with the Italian company. The plant closely co-operates with Japan too, regarding metal deliveries. Also metal deliveries are carried out to the South Korea, Germany, Austria, Finland, Holland.

— On finished goods we work so far only with the CIS countries, — Sergey Ovchinnikov said. These are Estonia, Ukraine, and Belarus.

The head of BelZAN is sure that the plant has good chances of cooperation development with Japan. As a whole the enterprise corresponds to requirements of the foreign partner. Including on the system of quality management introduced there. It meets the international standards.

— The pledge of successful cooperation is quality raw materials and modern technologies in hands of good people, Susuke Tomita, the senior managing director of corporate planning department of LLC «Mitsui&Co. Moscow» is sure. — That attention which is given here to quality assurance deserves respect. I think that we should look for other things in common concerning out further cooperation. For example, in the mining equipment manufacture.