Today, Naberezhnye Chelny saw a ceremony of laying the first stone to the factory of Haier Laundry Machine Rus, the second investment project of the Chinese-based Haier after the refrigerator production facility opened in Tatarstan in 2016.
From the Tatarstan Ministry of Industry and Trade, the event was attended by Deputy Minister German Lerner.
The factory will become the first resident of the industrial park to be established by this Chinese manufacturer of household appliances. Investments in the park will total about $1 billion.
A distinctive feature of the new factory will be high-tech equipment and cutting-edge technologies. The expected capacity of the future facility is half a million of laundry machines a year; 385 new jobs will be created. The laundry machine factory will produce household appliances in the mid-price and mid-to-high price segments.
The first line launch is scheduled for 2019.