OREANDA-NEWS. The Japanese company "Toyota Tsusho Atsumitec Rus» on April 13th opened a plant in a special economic zone "Tolyatti". The company produces a drive control mechanism of a gear change for the automotive industry.

Recall, the company "ATTR" became a resident of the SEZ in July of 2013. Then it was began the construction and in November of 2015 the plant already produced the finished product in a test mode. Consumers of automotive components are alliance AvtoVAZ-Renault-Nissan, the UAG and the Izhevsk factory GAZ in Nizhny Novgorod. The company's plans - by 2017 are to reach the production capacity of 700 thousand units of finished products per year.

President Atsumitec Co., Ltd Kazumi Nakajima said that the company "ATTR" became for the company the eighth plant in the world and the first in Russia. "We hope to be able to contribute to the development of the automotive industry in Russia, and we are also considering the possibility of export of our automotive components abroad in the near future."