General information

The Cluster of Automotive Industry of Samara Region is a group of enterprises and organizations providing operation and development of automotive and auto component industries of the Samara region.

 

The cluster of automotive industry is one of the most developed industrial clusters of the Samara region. The core of the cluster is two producers of final output (cars) - PJSC AVTOVAZ and CJSC GM-AVTOVAZ. Auto component sector is represented by more than 100 enterprises of different levels, more than half of which are small and medium enterprises.

 

The automotive cluster of Samara region accounts 14% of the region's GRP. Cluster employs 10% of the total regional workforce.

 

In 2016 total turnover exceeded 199,6 billion roubles (3,3 billion EUR) excluding VAT.

 

 

59 companies are involved in Cluster, including anchor assembly enterprises, large integrators of assemblies and subassemblies: Valeo Service Russia LLC, TPV RUS LLC, Steering Systems LLC, Brose Togliatti Automotive LLC, DSK LLC, JSC AD Plastik, CJSC AKOM, JSC TZTO,  Nobel Automotive Russia LLC, Metalloprodukciya LLC and others, suppliers of auto components.

 

The cluster’s members have a wide range of competencies in the following areas:

  • All kinds of cold stamping;
  • Accurate machining of metal components (turning, milling, polishing, thread-rolling and gear cutting);
  • Metal casting;
  • Heat treatment of metal components;
  • Welding of metals, including aluminum (arc in shielding gas, -contact, -relief);
  • Laser and plasma cutting of metals (computer lettering);
  • Intense deformation of metals;
  • Injection molding, including bi-component;
  • Extrusion blow moulding of hollow plastic components;
  • Welding of polymer components (vibration, ultrasonic, thermic);
  • Machining and water jet cutting of polymers;
  • Thermal moulding and water jet cutting of upholstery and noise insulation products;
  • Pouring of polyurethane foam;
  • Coating of plastic and metal coms (powder, electrodeposition, sputtering);
  • Galvanic metallization (metal and plastic);
  • Soldering of aluminum components (HFC, plasma, gas);
  • Prototyping, high-precision measurements;
  • Assembly and check of system units (steering systems, engine starting systems, windshield wipers, window regulators, door locks, suspension, clutch, tanks, climate control, seats, electric motors, etc.)

The list of the cluster’s companies is given in the Members page

 

The cluster produces:

 

Components

More than 1676 items

Assemblies and complete units

More than 90 items

Automobiles

15 models

 

Products, assemblies and complete units:

  • Steering systems;
  • Suspensions;
  • Clutch system (clutch plates, fly wheels, cardan shafts, components from expanded materials and polypropylene foams);
  • Wheels;
  • Fuel tanks (metal and plastic);
  • Climate control systems;
  • Seats;
  • Battery packs and starters;
  • Door closers (window regulators, door locks and butts);
  • Windshield wipers;
  • Noise insulation systems

Components:

  • interior and exterior plastic components, including the chrome-plated and coated;
  • pressing body and fastening components;
  • wiring harnesses and electronic products;
  • auto alarms, senders, heat regulator, electric fans, exterior mirror;
  • polyurethane products;
  • blown pieces of engine fuel system and engine cooling system;
  • polymer and metal fuel lines;
  • brake hoses, clutch hoses and other rubber products;
  • rotary bodies (shafts, pulleys);
  • production and repairing of tooling for stamping and die moulds

 

Cluster’s geography: Samara, Togliatti, Oktyabr’sk, Syzran, Kinel, Primorsky village, Russkaya Borkovka village, Podstepki village, Vintay village, etc.

 

 

There is a functional dependency between all members of the cluster. The level of cooperation exceeds 59%.

 

The cluster’s special organization is Machine-building Association Cluster of Automotive Industry of Samara Region (MBA “CAI SR”).  MBA “CAI SR” provides methodic, organizational, expert, analytical and information support of the development of the cluster of automotive industry of Samara region.

 

On September 13, 2016 an agreement on foundation of an industrial cluster in automotive field in the Samara region was signed between MBA “CAI SR” and the Government of the Samara Region.

 

 

One of the key factors contributing to the development of the cluster of the Samara region is high scientific and educational potential of the region, technological, industrial and financial infrastructure places.

 

Cluster’s infrastructure includes scientific and educational organizations, financial institutions, industrial and technological infrastructure places, among them are the following ones:

 

1. scientific and educational institutions:

  • FSBEI HE Samara State Technical University
  • FSBEI HE Togliatti State University

2. financial organizations:

  • PJSC Promsvyazbank
  • OJSC CB Solidarnost

3. technological infrastructure places:

  • Cluster development center
  • Regional engineering center
  • Technopark in the sphere of high technologies Zhiguli Valley

4. industrial infrastructure places:

  • Special economic zone of industrial-production type Togliatti
  • Industrial park Preobrazhenka
  • Industrial Park Chapaevsk

 

 

More information about cluter infrastructure - page Infrastructure of cluster