I.Metshin about Vacuummash: “Today, it continues to operate, as well as to grow steadily
The Mayor of Kazan Ilsur Metshin visited the Vacuummash plant today. The
company, established in 1943, produces vacuum pumps for all industries. The
head of the city inspected the workshops and learned about plans to build a
foundry shop next year.
“Kazan is famous for its unique enterprises that form the basis for its
industries, – the Mayor stressed. – These are the aircraft industry, the
defense industry, electronics enterprises. Vacuummash is one of the pillars of
“I.Metshin noted that there are many young specialists in the company. “Young
people are working here, it means that there is an interest in production. The
company has its own department at the Kazan State Technical University”, - he
According to Yevgeny Kapustin, Director General of Vacuummash, the
company performs large orders, including for the Vostochny Cosmodrome, which is
located in the Amur region. More than 40% of the products are exported. “The Vacuummash
Company is not well known in Kazan, but we produce vacuum pumps for Russia, the
entire country, which are used in all industries. We are proud of what we are
doing because we are producing pumps that allow us to compete with industry
leaders,”-Yevgeny Kapustin stressed.
The head of the enterprise informed the Mayor that a large amount of
work is planned for next year, including the construction of a foundry shop and
the purchase of equipment, including imported.
Director General added that the company has a large number of its own developments
and experimental designs. “We invite young engineers, technologists, today
these are demanded professions for us. We produce many new products, high-tech
and the most advanced. We are optimistic about the future. We are confident
that with our competencies and capabilities we will have a lot of work,”- he
The Mayor of Kazan together with the head of the enterprise also visited
the museum of the company, where equipment manufactured in the past and modern
samples are presented.
“Its own know-how and design bureau, thanks to which the company
confidently works on the market. It is clear that there are challenges, but in
general, the city's economy and the industrial production index have grown by
9% in 10 months. In any case, this is a good growth, thanks to such enterprises
as Vacuummash,”- I. Metshin summed up
Deputy Head of the Executive Committee Ildar Shakirov and head of the
administration of the Vakhitovsky and Privolzhsky districts Albert Salikhov
accompanied the head of the city during the visit.
For reference, from January to September in Kazan, the industrial
production index increased by 8.8%. During this period, the city's enterprises
shipped goods of their own production, performed works and provided services
for 441 billion rubles, which is 8% higher compared to 2021.
According to the results of the first half of the year in the capital of
the republic of Tatarstan, investments in fixed assets reached 86.6 billion
rubles. This is 17.5% more than in 2021. The volume of investments attracted by
large and medium-sized enterprises amounted to 63.4 billion rubles, which is
almost 24% higher than in 2021.