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Kaluga Region Industry

Kaluga Region has a well-developed industry. Its core is shaped by companies of hi-tech sectors.  

Traditionally Kaluga Region companies manufacture turbine generators, gas turbine engines, railroad equipment, radio electronics, optical equipment, paper, furniture and other products. Companies producing machinery shape the core of the region’s industrial potential.  

Kaluga Region and Moscow Region were recognized as leaders in a 2017 rating research conducted by Expert analytical center by assessment of 29 parameters classified into six groups, including management company services, location, resource costs, available benefits, resident support and host region characteristics. The purpose of the research was to evaluate the level of attractiveness and friendliness of relatively large industrial sites and to provide solid mid-level investors with basic guidelines for selection of locations for their production facilities.

Kaluga Region has established development institutions to provide support to regional investment projects. 

The region applies integrated approach to its new economy development, based on cluster model. Today products which used to be imported to Russia, are manufactured in the region: vehicles, computers, TV sets,  construction materials, medicines and cosmetic products, foodstuffs, pet food, etc.

According to the Statistics Agency  of the Russian Federation, Kaluga Region holds the following positions in January-December 2017:

— The 1st place in the Central Federal District and the 1st place in the Russian Federation in terms of processing industry output per capita.

— The 1st place in the Central Federal District and the 1st place in Russia by milk manufacturing growth rates.

— The 1st place in the Central Federal District and the 8th place in Russia by industrial output per capita.

— The 2d  place in the Central Federal District and the 10th place  in the Russian Federation in terms of industrial production index.

— The 3d place in the Central Federal District and the 28th place  in the Russian Federation in terms of average salary.

Kaluga Region Leading Industrial Companies for 2017

No.

Company

Products

Company’s share in Kaluga Region industrial output, %

1

OOO "Volkswagen Group Rus"

Cars

15.5

2 AO (N) "Volvo Vostok"  Trucks, excavators 7.7

3

OOO "Samsung Electronics Rus Kaluga" 

TV sets, washing machines

6.7

4

OOO "NLMK Kaluga" 

Steel rolled products

4.6

5 OOO "PCMA Rus"  Cars 2.4

6

OOO "Volvo Komponenty"  

Automotive components

2.4

7 AO "Invest Alians" Convenience meat products 2.0
8 OOO "AstraZeneca Industriz" Pharmaceuticals 1.8
9 AO "Moskva Efes Brewery", Kaluga branch Beer 1.6
10 OOO "PO "Metallist"  Steel products and structures 1.6
11 OAO "KTZ" Power equipment 1.5

12

AO "Itera" 

Convenience meat products

1.4

13

OOO "Faurecia Automotive Development" 

Automotive components

1.3

14

OOO "Volkswagen KS"

Internal combustion engines for motor vehicle

1.1

15

 AO "Tayfoon"

electrical equipment

1.0

16

OOO "Continental Kaluga" 

Tyres

1.0

17 OOO "Benteler Automotive" Automotive components 0.9
18 OAO "KADVI" Gas turbine engines, motor blocks, mowers 0.9
19 OAO OBP "Lafarge Cement" Concrete 0.9

20

OOO "Gestamp Severstal Kaluga" 

Automotive components

0.8

 

Total

 

57.0