Friday, 06 Jul 2012
Machine tool refurbishment opportunities in Sverdlovsk
The information in the report was collected by a survey of the need for different kinds of refurbishment and rebuilding activities. The survey covered 54 engineering and metallurgical companies of the Sverdlovsk Oblast and aimed for the period of 5 years.
A response was obtained from 34 companies, 20 companies ignored the questionnaire without stating the reason. Of the 34 responding companies, 7 (12.96%) indicated absence of interest, 3 companies refused to answer referring to confidentiality of the requested information.
The potential demand was assessed by results of the questionnaires completed by 24 companies (44.44% of the questioned companies) who had shown interest in diagnostics, rebuilding and refurbishment of their machine-tool fleet. The high percentage of answers confirms the demand and topicality of refurbishment for engineering companies of the region.
33.3% companies showed an interest in restoring the initial parameters (hereinafter referred to as rebuilding) of their machine-tools, 62.7% indicated the need for refurbishment, of them 20.83% companies indicated the need for complex refurbishment with the expected result to be improved machine-tool initial parameters, enhanced rated technological capabilities and capacity.
The survey has shown the interest in the following specific arrears (list is not exhaustive):
Refurbishment of lathes, milling, drilling and boring and rotary table machines
Refurbishment of 12 heavy-duty and unique machine tools
Demand for different rebuilding and refurbishment services, e.g. advanced diagnostic and measuring systems, replacement and upgrading of control systems, restoring of machine-tool mechanical and hydraulic systems
UKTI Russia network would like to offer for distribution a free copy of the Executive Summary showing main results in the table of conditions and prospects for rebuilding and refurbishment of existing metal-working machine-tools at engineering companies of the Sverdlovsk Oblast.
A full 53-page report, which includes detailed information on the survey methodology, its results, overview of the need for such survey, current refurbishment activities, plans for refurbishment, factors influencing decisions on refurbishment, finance opportunities, etc. with the relevant Companies’ names, can be obtained via the Overseas Market Introduction Service (OMIS) subject to a separate charge.
Please contact UKTI Russia to receive a free copy of the Executive Summary or to order a full report:
Tel: +7 (343) 253 56 08