KAMAZ and the Turkish company Tirsan Kardan have signed a protocol with the intention to create a joint venture for the production of cardan shafts in Russia.
The protocol has been signed during the 86th Izmir International Fair in Turkey. The general director of KAMAZ Sergei Kogogin has signed the document from the Russian side and Mehmet Tiryakiler, representing the board of directors of Tiryakiler company, from Turkey. Russian Minister of Energy Alexander Novak, Turkish Minister of Economy Nihat Zeybekci and the President of Tatarstan Rustam Minnikhanov also took part in the event.
“The joint venture will be called ‘Tirsan-Kama’ and its purpose will be the production and delivery of cardan shafts to the conveyors of commercial vehicle manufacturers in Russia and CIS” – as stated in the press release of the agreement. The future enterprise is planned to be established at KIP-Master Industrial Park located in Naberezhnie Chelny / Tatarstan.
Tirsan Kardan has been producing cardan shafts in Naberezhnie Chelny since 2011, mainly for the Kamaz production.