Jurgen Olberding, Chief Operating Officer of Daimler Kamaz Rus LLC, confirmed his participation in the Plenary session MAKE WITH RUSSIA (see more information about the conference program).
Co-venture plant Daimler Kamaz Rus (former name Mercedes Benz Truck Vostok) is operating in Nabarezhnуe Chelny for 6 yaers and is a resident of KIP Master industrial park and is specializing at manufacturing of Mercedes Benz trucks by the method of large-unit assembly. On the 22nd of November, 2016 on a Daimler co-venture plant a 10 000th truck was released.
On the 1nd of June, 2015 as the result of merging Fuso KAMAZ Tracks RUS and Mercedes Benz Trucks Vostok a new collaborative enterprise was established – Daimler Kamaz Trucks Vostok.
Today from 99% of component supply from Germany Mercedes Benz now is reorienting on localization in Russia. Yet in the very near future a small-unit assembly of cabins will be a part of local spoil chains. The cabins will be produced on a new plant, that is now being constructed in Naberezhnye Chelny. The plant will supply products to the main production line of KAMAZ and to the Mercedes Benz Russian plant. The plant commission is expected in 2018.
Today a part of Mercedes Benz on the Russian market of European trucks is nearly a quarter. The company is oriented to localization and is planning to reach 20% rate and perform searching of Russian highly qualified suppliers of components.