Haier has opened a new plant in Russia



Haier has opened its first Russian refrigerator plant in Kamsky industrial park (KIP) “Master”, Naberezhnye Chelny, Tatarstan. The opening ceremony was attended by the Russian Presidential Plenipotentiary Envoy of Federal District along the Volga River Bank Babic, President of Tatarstan Republic Minnihanov, Mayor of Naberezhnye Chelny Magdeev, representatives of related ministries and state authorities from Russia and China, Haier Group managers and employees. «Innovation and cutting-edge technologies are the genes of Haier’s global strategy » stated the Rotating President of Haier Group Liang Haishan – This gene is present in all our activities, be it manufacturing, developing industrial technologies, or making management solutions. We are happy that people here share our approach. Tatarstan is one of the most prospective Russian regions in terms of economic development, technologies, and innovations.» The total investments for the new plant will amount to 55 million dollar. By 2017, there will be 500 people working on the Haier factory and 1,200 jobs more will be created by outsourcing.