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«The Samara Region has an extensive talent pool, which obviously plays an important role in choosing the region to locate production, because a key to business success is competent and motivated experts. Besides, the developed logistics system of the Samara Region ensures convenience in goods transportation by any kind of transport both inside the country and abroad».
Uve Plaksin,
Uve Plaksin – the head of business, Federal-Mogul Powertrain in Russia and the CIS

Success story Federal-Mogul Powertrain

A branch of the world’s leading provider of technologies and components for powertrains in the automotive industry, Federal-Mogul Powertrain was founded in 2006 in the Samara Region (Togliatti). The main products of the company are pistons, piston rings and cylinder liners, bearings, gaskets, valves, plugs and valve seats, spark plugs, engine room elements protection. Federal-Mogul Powertrain employs more than 37,000 employees worldwide. The company has 90 production sites and 14 technical research and development centers located in 20 countries.

The proximity of AVTOVAZ OJSC, the main consumer of products, developed industrial sector of the region, availability of qualified personnel and the developed logistics system played the main role in choosing The Samara Region as a region for the production location for Federal-Mogul Powertrain.

From 2006 to 2011, Federal-Mogul Powertrain Vostok LLC (Togliatti) carried out assembling and supply of connecting rod and piston group at AVTOVAZ OJSC, as well as the supply of other products of Federal-Mogul, produced by foreign affiliates of the company. In 2012, localization of the piston production for the “Lada” cars in 2012 was carried out at the production site in the region, due to which the number of employees of the company has increased by 4 times.

The top management of Federal-Mogul Powertrain continues to walk the path of production development in The Samara Region confidently. In 2016, it was decided to expand the product line, manufactured by Togliatti branch. In addition, Federal-Mogul Powertrain Vostok LLC successfully validated piston production for export to one of the leading engine-building factories of the European Union. Also an investment project for localization of valves production, the implementation of which will create additional workplaces, is being currently developed. Current investment plans of Federal-Mogul Powertrain company in the Samara Region have a range of up to 2020.