A new power transmission line componentry producing plant to appear in Turkmenistan18.12.2009 20:53
AHAL VELAYAT, 18 December - IP "TURKMENinform". In January 2010 JSC "Yuzhnouralsky Insulators and Fittings Plant" (YuAIZ, Yuzhnouralsk city, Chelyabinsk region, Russia) will launch its affiliated branch in Turkmenistan. YuAIZ's managing company is LLC "Global Insulator Group" (GIG) which specializes in producing and delivering componentry for construction and repair of power transmission lines that includes glass and ceramic insulators, fitting accessories for overhead transmission lines and dispatch devices for electric stations and substations of from 0,4 to 1150 kilovolts.
Opening of YuAIZ's subsidiary in Ashkhabad will allow to shorten the terms of delivering the production to the other Central Asia countries - Tajikistan, Kyrgyzstan, Uzbekistan and Kazakhstan - because new plant will produce, sell and store the most required products and components for urgent repair works, the company's press-service said.
The affiliate will deal with both capital development and reconstruction objects and medium and small size electricity networks (cities power supplies, substations, etc) providing large and complex orders as well as small and trial shipments, and clients of the new plant will get specialists' advices and technical support directly from the manufacturer. Furthermore, opening of subsidiary branch will allow to reduce prices and costs by excluding intermediaries from delivery chains.
Director of YuAIZ affiliate plant in Turkmenistan Sergey Ivannikov said that the decision on opening branch factory in Turkmenistan was called forth by future perspectives of Central Asia energy market. "There we see a good investment climate and potentiality for development of energy sector and the country in a whole", he added.
LLC "Global Insulator Group", founded in the beginning of 2006, is the managing company with united capacities and competitive advantages of two well-known manufacturers of insulators: JSC "Yuzhnouralsky Insulators and Fittings Plant", Russia and "Lviv Insulator Company Ltd.", Ukraine. The company's production is used in energy systems, railway enterprises and oilgas industry of Russia and CIS states, and orders come from 39 countries of Europe, Middle East, Asia Pacific region and Africa.
Since the manufacturing capacities of LLC "Global Insulator Group" allow to produce annually about 8 mln items of glass insulators, the company holds second place by world's volumes of producing tempered glass insulators.
The quality of production was thoroughly tested and certified by leading European world-trusting testing facilities like KEMA (Holland), VEIKI-VNL (Hungary), Helsinki University of Technology (Finland), Laboratorio de Alta Tension (Argentina), All-Russian Electric Institute and All-Russian Electroenergetics Research Institute (Moscow, Russia), Direct Current Research Institute (St.Petersburg, Russia). Electrotechnical specification of insulators featuring their types and sizes corresponds to IEC 60 303, IEC 60 120, IEC 60 383, IEC 60 372, etc. The quality management system of both plants JSC YuAIZ and LIC Ltd. is certified according to the international standard ISO 9001.
From 2006 investment policy of the company had been directed on increasing producing capacity, first of all, aiming at make up the deficit for actively developing and reconstructed electricity networks objects on Russian and foreign markets, and since 2009 the company is focused on investment projects targeted at reduce of production prices and optimization of working processes.
Photo by "Global Insulator Group".