- Only modernization allows us to hold positions in the market, - the chairman of the board of OJSC Ekvator Plant (Nikolaev) Sergey Kantor noted during a meeting with the management of the Nikolaev Chamber of Commerce and Industry. In 2008 the company doubled outputs.
Deterioration российско - the Ukrainian relations negatively affects "Equator" positions in the Russian market traditional for it. Nevertheless, following the results of last year more than 60% of production were delivered to the Russian customers: to the ship-building and ship-repair enterprises, including, for military shipbuilding.
In Ukraine "Equator", using the element base which has been technically fulfilled in severe sea constraints and an operating time of own CB, successfully I mastered the market of production of systems of ventilation, conditioning and purification of air for railway transport and nuclear power plants.
Ekvator plant - the active participant of the program of a state program of updating of park of passenger railway cars. Last year the enterprise shipped about 130 carriage conditioners for Kryukovsky car-building plant.
- Today from - for crisis the program is stopped, the last party of conditioners isn't shipped even not to the customer, - Sergey Kantor told. - There is no clarity and how this work this year will develop.
Despite a difficult financial situation of a number of traditional partners, Ekvator plant continues production modernization. Last year here finished a complete set of a procuring site the high-precision Japanese equipment. It is already acquired and this year the modern Japanese metalworking center with ChPU, worth about 0,5 million dollars
will be entered into work Modernization reduces dependence on deficiency of experienced workers - stanovnik, at the same time to reduce prime cost and considerably to improve quality of production, the director of the enterprise notes.
During enterprise visit administration and heads of divisions of the Nikolaev Chamber of Commerce and Industry got acquainted with production and problems plant, exchanged offers on expansion of cooperation with other Nikolaev enterprises.
Reference:OJSC Ekvator Plant (Nikolaev) makes the equipment of ventilation, conditioning and purification of air for ship and ship life support systems, and also the special equipment for the nuclear power plant and thermal power plant, cabins of drivers of the main locomotives and electric locomotives, compartment cars, the enterprises pharmaceutical and processing industry, metallurgy.Number of employees - 750 people.The enterprise is certified on compliance of quality management system of the enterprise to ISO 9001-2000 international standard requirements.