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Rostselmash and MTU (Mercedes-Benz) signed the agreement

13 November 2013

The Rostselmash Company harvesters will be equipped with engines of one of the world leader in diesel-building MTU Friedrichshafen — affiliate of the largest automobile corporation Daimler AG (Mercedes-Benz and Daimler).

Valery Maltsev, Director General of the Rostselmash Company, and Bernd Krueper, Chief of Sales Department for industrial engines MTU Friedrichshafen, signed the contract during the Agritechnica exhibition in Hannover, Germany.

The exhibition became the site not only for meeting the customers, but also for conduction of business negotiations. The negotiations between the leaders of world agricultural machine-building and diesel-building finished by partnership agreement.

— We continuously improve our materiel, make it more reliable, more durable, and more efficient. Therefore, only companies leading in their fields become our partners. As per the achieved agreement, in the coming years, about 3000 Rostselmash machines will be equipped with engines MTU (Mercedes-Benz), which completely correspond to European Emission Standards. Torum 760 (power 372 kW) grain harvesters, and RSM 1401 (321 kW) and 1403 (282 kW) forage harvesters will be equipped with OM 460 LA type engines. The machined are intended for the Russian market and for exporting to Europe, — commented Valery Maltsev, Director General of the Rostselmash.

About us

The Rostselmash Company is included into five largest world manufacturers of agricultural machinery. It includes 13 enterprises, production facilities of which are situated in Canada, Russia, USA, Ukraine and Kazakhstan. The Rostselmash product line comprises 24 types of agricultural machinery, more than 150 models and modifications — grain-harvesting, forage-harvesting and soil-processing materiel, sprayers and seed protectants, etc. Customers of 26 world countries choose the Rostselmash machinery. The branched dealer network guarantees operative servicing all over the world.

MTU
MTU is one of the leading world manufacturers of large diesel engines and complex systems. The company’s assortment is represented by diesel engine for ships, heavy-duty agricultural, railroad and military machinery, as well as for oil and gas industry.
MTU is one of the leading brands Tognum and affiliate of Daimler AG (joining the Mercedes-Benz and Daimler brands).