"The quality requirements of railway equipment will be increased," says Senior Vice
President of Russian Railways Valentin Gapanovich
Valentin Gapanovich, Senior Vice President at Russian Railways, has held a concluding
general meeting of the non-profit partnership Association of Railway Equipment Manufacturers
(AREM) in Moscow.
Summing up AREM's results in 2016, Valentin Gapanovich said aiming at improving
the efficiency, quality and competitiveness of the enterprises belonging to the products
partnership, introduction of modern principles of service, the implementation of quality
"We will enhance the reclamation work, and manufacturers will be able to avoid
economic sanctions only by improving the quality," said Valentin Gapanovich.
Non-commercial partnership "Association of manufacturers of railway equipment"
(NP "OPZHT") was established in June 2007 to coordinate the activities of the system
of the industry, which is designed based on the integration of financial and intellectual
resources to promote innovative technological rise in rail transport and in domestic
At present, the partnership includes more than 170 companies from 34 Russian regions.
President of NP "OPZHT" is the senior vice president of innovation development
of Russian Railways Valentin Gapanovich.