In December 2016 Bridgestone plant in the Ulyanovsk region launched the commercial production of tires. The construction of Bridgestone plant in Russia was completed in September 2016 in Ulyanovsk on the territory of Zavolzhye industrial zone. Investment in the production made 12.5 billion rubles.
Ford Sollers optimizes the supply chain due to the new steel service center created in a special economic zone «Alabuga» by «Coşkunöz Alabuga» and «Magnitogorsk metallurgical combine».
It is planned to organize cutting of sheet metal for stamping of car body parts in the new steel service center «Alabuga» for assembly lines of leading Russian manufacturers