AI in the Arctic: which digital projects are launched at polar production sites1 October 2018
The Polar regions may become the key territories for implementation of projects with application of Artificial Intellect (AI) in Russia. The digital solutions will raise the work efficiency at gas and oil deposits as well as increase the safety.
The first pilot projects with smart technologies have made it possible to save millions to industrialists, and digitalization may help to organize electrical energy infrastructure and environmental monitoring.
How does AI help avoid accidents at flowlines? Will smart technologies be used at the first floating NPS? Read about it at INNOPROM VIEW.
Export for Africa: Why Russia Organizes ARABIA-2019 in Cairo26 September 2018
In 2019, Russia will appear on the global stage in a new capacity: for the first time, it will serve as organizer and partner of a foreign global exhibition. Formika Group, which organizes INNOPROM, intends to prepare and manage ARABIA industrial week in Cairo.
The Arab Republic of Egypt holds a lot of promise for Russian non-primary exports: over the past four years, the sales of Russian equipment and machinery in Egypt increased by almost 90% in spite of the fact that not too long ago the largest contracts were signed by manufacturers of oil products.
What themes will become the most pertinent at ARABIA? What countries will act as the main exhibitors and buyers? INNOPROM VIEW answers these questions.
Automation As a Matter of Survival21 September 2018Production automation provides industrialists with an opportunity to resolve a wide range of issues. Companies which are already successfully operating in the market have been using smart machines and 3D projects to launch new products and diversify their production, and enterprises that were going through some hard times used new technologies to avoid bankruptcy and restore their viability.
Quick Profit in Lieu of Strategy: Procurement Pitfalls18 September 2018Import substitution program which is currently being implemented in Russia seeks to bring together manufacturers of final products and national components suppliers. Even though local companies are gradually replacing their foreign competition, they still need to resolve a number of issues in order to secure contracts under localization projects.
Large companies believe that components suppliers are neglecting the opportunity for receiving consultations from the Ministry of Industry and Trade of Russia and Industrial Development Fund and have failed to develop a strategy for cooperation with their clients.
INNOPROM VIEW answers these questions.
Cold and Radiation: Extreme Robots for the Russian Industry3 September 2018
Due to harsh weather conditions and the need to implement industrial projects in aggressive and hazardous environments, Russia perceives the development of robots for extreme conditions as a promising field.
The nuclear industry is currently testing such technologies, and oil&gas and shipbuilding companies have also expressed their interest in extreme robots.
What could it cost to acquire one of these robots? What Russian companies can compete with international manufacturers in this segment? INNOPROM VIEW answers these questions.
From Armed Service Procurement to Export Business: A Case Story of the Russian Carbon Fiber Producer UMATEX Group20 August 2018
As competitors to metals, little by little carbon fibers have been gaining popularity in industrial settings. In 2017, the global carbon market reached a total of 25 billion US dollars, by 2022 it may grow up to 45 billion.
For the time being Russia has less than 1 per cent of the market, but the Russian company UMATEX Group – a non-nuclear project of the state corporation Rosatom and a shortlister of the Industria-2018 Award – has been gradually gaining traction in this segment.
What foreign companies does the Russian producer compete with? What could be the increase in consumption of carbon fibers in the RF? Find out about it in INNOPROM VIEW.
Robotics in Russia: How Population Decline and Sanctions Influence the Market in Russia9 August 2018
Around 4 thousand industrial robots are operating at domestic production sites by now, the sales of such machines may grow by 8-15%. Companies from food, oil and gas industry and banking sectors will start buying robots in the first place.
Robotics application in Russian companies will be influenced by a number of factors. One of them is a natural population decline: soon, industrialists will face an acute deficit of working hands.
What robot producers have divided the Russian market? What models of machines do local scientists develop for corporations? Read about it at INNOPROM VIEW.
Slovakia Steps Forward: What Interests Central European Industrialists in the Russian Market25 June 2018
The Slovak Republic will organize its national stand at INNOPROM-2018. The stand will showcase several companies, and during the exhibition Slovak Investment and Trade Development Agency (SARIO) will arrange for consultations on potential cooperation.
Central European companies intend to step up their business activities in several segments, so representatives of Russian and Slovak companies have held a series of business missions in order to foster new economic ties. In 2017, the two countries overcame the circumstances which had a negative effect on trade relations, and mutual turnover increased by almost 16%.
What Slovak companies will take part in the exhibition? What do Russia and Slovakia supply under their export contracts? INNOPROM VIEW answers these questions.
Components for the Future: Industrial Supply Forum Participants to Discuss Import Substitution Projects20 June 2018
In 2017, the Russian industry featured approximately one hundred import substitution projects. Local components manufacturers seek to gain ground on foreign competitors and start exporting Russian-made products.
Even though Russia is launching new sites for components manufacturing in order to step up their use in production chains of large national corporations, so far the share of foreign components in final products remains quite high. Within the framework of supporting the domestic components market, the Russian Government developed several instruments, including the special investment contract (SPIC), programs of the Industry Development Fund, and soft loans.
Small and medium businesses which are interested in increasing their supplies to national concerns have been organizing special production sites. At INNOPROM-2018 Industrial Supply Forum, large corporations and suppliers will partake in B2B meetings as a way to start direct communications about potential cooperation.
What new import substitution projects have been announced? What companies will participate in the Forum's special events? INNOPROM VIEW answers these questions.
After INDUSTRIA: Stories of First Industrial Oscar Finalists14 June 2018
INNOPROM-2018 will host the fifth anniversary conferral of the National Industrial Award INDUSTRIA. Since April, the Award Council, which includes representatives of the Russian Government, members of business associations and international experts, has been selecting innovative projects for the upcoming ceremony.
The Award was established by the Ministry of Industry and Trade of Russia in 2014 as a way to encourage the development of innovative ideas in the national economy and draw public attention to them.
First companies which were shortlisted for the Award continue to develop their technologies and promote them in foreign markets. As we approach the anniversary ceremony, INNOPROM VIEW decided to catch up with previous INDUSTRIA winners and finalists.