Representatives of the «Airbus» paid a visit to the company VSMPO-Avisma
The program of the meeting of representatives of «Airbus» Company and VSMPO-Avisma included questions on existing partnership agreements. Also considered prospects for further collaboration. Senior Vice President for the purchase of parts and materials Olivier Coquille and obey Him managers visited the industrial site of the Russian company in Verkhnyaya Salda. Of particular interest to the guests showed the shop machining. On site has modern equipment for metalworking. Wide technical possibilities guarantee the receipt of goods with a deep degree of processing.
Not much attention was paid to the almost finished objects that fall under the ongoing Avisma for 5 years modernization program. The delegation inspected the forging complex with a force of 4000 tonnes that is based on a hydraulic press. Also appreciated was evaluated and smelter with a new section of skull furnaces, and other innovations.
For Olivier Coquille this visit is not the first. In April 2013, the Vice-President had the opportunity to get acquainted with the production process at VSMPO-Avisma. After re-examination, he said changes occurred. According to Olivier Coquille, progress in terms of modernization of production processes in the company Avisma is obvious and enormous. And it is good that the changes affect the redistribution of goods deep and focused on higher value added. These factors vice premier called for further milestones of successful cooperation between the two companies.
It was also marked by a high degree of trust relationship established between the companies. In 2014, cooperation VSMPO-Avisma and «Airbus» celebrated the 20th anniversary. Guide «Airbus» together with Mikhail Voevodin, not only considering the results of the concluded agreements and contracts. An evaluation plans for the prospects of cooperation. Experts analyzed the trend of expansion of companies, taking into account the conditions prevailing in the sector of aerospace engineering.
I am glad that the sanctions imposed by the West are not adversely affected in the cooperation between the companies. The action remains a long-term agreement on the supply of titanium forgings and rolled. Its cost is 4 billion USD, the deadline for action -. 2020. The Russian company offered «Airbus» volumes of titanium products, providing more than 60% of its needs.