Research and Production Corporation “Uralvagonzavod” will take part in the International Rail Business Forum «Strategic Partnership 1520: The Caspian Region» with “Partner“ status.
Research and Production Corporation “Uralvagonzavod“ (UVZ) is one of the Russian largest machine-building clusters. As of today, UVZ incorporates more than 40 enterprises, R&D establishments, design offices in Russia and abroad.
UVZ is an established authority in freight railway vehicle manufacture for the 1520 area. Every third railway car on the Russian railways is made under the UVZ brand. Altogether there is more than million railway vehicles have come off the UVZ production line among which several tens of railway car and tank car varieties including innovative models.
Focusing on innovation is the key approach to development of new products. Hopper car for mineral fertilizers with a full composite body is an excellent example of it. UVZ has won the most prestigious international JEC award for this development.
Since 2015, UVZ has been cooperating with CJSC Azerbaijan Railways in supply of various types of freight cars: multipurpose gondola, box car, car to transport grain, car to transport cement, multipurpose flat car, tank car to transport oil and petroleum products, hopper car to transport cement, ballast hopper car.
The corporation has concluded Partnership Agreement on direct supplies and joint ventures aimed at assembly of railway cars using UVZ car bodies and Iranian bogies for sale in Iran and neighboring countries.
International Rail Business Forum 1520 Strategic Partnership is a unique platform for working together to find effective solutions to the most pressing issues faced by the rail sector that affect each and every player on the transportation market: industrial enterprises, transport and logistics companies, rail carriage and locomotive manufacturers, and small and medium-sized businesses. The event’s business agenda includes over 20 discussion and interactive participation formats. It is attended by around 1400 experts from more than 30 countries. The audience is made up of leading transport companies from Russia, the CIS and the European Union. Major international agreements on the strategic development of the 1520 Space, as well as contracts for the supply and maintenance of railway equipment are signed at the Forum every year.
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