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RIA Novosti: A German company has designed Zavolzhye industrial zone

06.05.2011

The German company Assmann Beraten + Planen has designed the development plan for Zavolzhye industrial zone in Ulyanovsk, according to a press release from Ulyanovsk Region Development Corporation which is managing the industrial zone.

It explains that the 500 hectare Zavolzhye industrial zone was established in 2008 and the project is being implemented with state support from Russia's investment fund and from the regional and city government.

The total state investment in the zone's infrastructure for four years was 734.8 million roubles.

"In February 2011 the decision was taken on the need to design a development plan for the area. The design competition was won by the international company Assmann Beraten + Planen, which has many years experience in designing industrial plants in Russia and abroad," said the management company.

According to the press office, the project was presented by Viktor Schwabauer, chief architect of Assmann Beraten + Planen. He showed in detail on a map the location of the future objects and utility and transport facilities.

"We can confidently confirm that there will be no particularly hazardous enterprises in the industrial zone," states Tatyana Fadeeva, corporation press secretary.

The investment project plans for about 30 enterprises in Zavolzhye industrial zone and more than 3 thousand new jobs. At the moment the industrial zone residents are the foreign companies Mars and SABMiller. In April, the industrial zone received a certificate from the Association of Russian Industrial Parks which is recognised by the Russian Ministry of economic development.

Assmann Beraten + Planen is a design company which works all over the world and has implemented over 10 thousand projects, including facilities for Sheremetyevo international airport, industrial enterprises in Nizhny Novgorod, Kaluga, Saint Petersburg and Krasnodar. The company was founded in 1959 in Braunschweig by Martin Assmann.

The company's activities cover design and project management for buildings, industrial plant construction and civil engineering structures as well as for environmental and traffic engineering. The Zavolzhye industrial zone design project is not the company's first project in Ulyanovsk, company specialists previously designed Fresenius dialysis centre.

Lyubov Chilikova
Source: RIA Novosti. Volga District