Supplier Cluster Russia

Actual Status of the Cluster

  • Every OEM faces difficulties reaching the required local content in Russia
  • Mono-dependency between OEM and supplier is economical not possible in the long run and carries risks
  • The few local suppliers are not capable of the OEMs usual vertical integration
  • For the collective development of the russian market, OEMs and selected suppliers are formulating an appropriate common strategy
  • 20 companies are actually participating in the discussion: OEMs and suppliers (sheet metal, plastics, drive, logistic, services)
  • Actally the future demands are calculated and the required technologies are identfied, paint and logistic concepts are developed
  • The target regions for the cluster are defined,choosing the form of cooperation will follow in 1st/2nd quarter 2014