UAZ-Autocomponent has started to supply Schaeffler with clutch pressure plate castings

UAZ-Autocomponent has started to supply Schaeffler with clutch pressure plate castings


 

RusAutoNewsCom.- UAZ-Autocomponent – a subsidiary of Sollers – has been named as the sole supplier of LuK clutch pressure plate castings by the Ulyanovsk company Schaeffler Manufacturing Rus, as reported by Sollers press office.

The cooperation will consist of the supply of up to 60,000 castings per year at the first stage, based on one item of commodity classification. The figure may go over 100,000 units in 2021.

“Following conduction of audits, UAZ-Autocomponent has been named as the sole supplier of castings for the production site in Ulyanovsk SEZ, with product range expansion possibilities and the opportunity to supply more Russian enterprises belonging to Schaeffler in future” – said the general director of the company.

As one may remember, UAZ – Autocomponent had been named as the supplier of crankshaft castings for the 1.6 litre Gamma engines by Hyundai Manufacturing Rus. Approximately 1.4 million crankshaft castings have been manufactured in six years during the process.