WORLDWIDE & RUSSIA ELECTRONICS CHRONICLE - 2009


21-apr-09
The 4th exhibition DISPLAY-2009 this year will be held at St.Petersburg instead of its usual place at Moscow. The exhibition will be held from September 30 till October 2 at LENEXPO during RUSSIA INNOVATION WEEK.
7-apr-09
ELECTROLUX announced the plan to close its plant at St.Petersburg in 2010. 250 employes engaged in washing machines production will be fired. The company consider the business at Russia to be profitless.
24-mar-09
According to iSuppli EMS/ODM-market at Russia lost its attractiveness for western investors. Several large EMS companies stopped last year activity at Russia due to complicated custom and tax procedures.
23-feb-09
Andrey Zverev is a new head of RosElectronica - a state company devoted to electronic components manufacturing mainly for military needs. Few weeks ago a new board of directors was elected at RosElectronica and most places got people from RosTechnology group. So now RosElectronica is under complete control of RosTechnology.
12-feb-09
The S.Korea company Pine-7 is negotiating with Chechnay authorities on constructing a new electronics plant. This plant will manufacture TV sets under "Aymany" brend - name of Chechnay's president mother.
10-feb-09
Tatarstan goverment transfered it's shares in 5 VPK-companies to RosTechnology group, according with goverment order 873. One of the companies is ELECON (Kazan) - the largest conector manufacturer.
6-jan-09
Russian Corporation of Nanotechnologies (Rusnano) is planning to invest $177M in production of GaAs ICs at Tomsk and Novosibirsk factories.