At Forum VIII Composites Without Borders. ONLINE, which took place on 22 October 2020 the winners of Contest III Composites Without Borders. AWARDS were announced. The contest is held under the aegis of the RF Ministry of Industry and Trade.
Among the winners is Ulyanovsk Vestas Manufacturing Rus factory in nomination Serial Products Made of Composites.
In the application request, the production of wind turbine blades was presented. The blades are used in wind turbines of 4.2 MW capacity and supplied to wind farms in Russia and abroad. The blades are produced using vacuum infusion method. 25 applicants participated in the contest in five nominations:
Imports Phase-Out Leader for Composites
Composites Exports Leader
Serial Products Made of Composites
Unique Composite Solutions
R&D Solutions for Composites
The jury chose 5 winners in the announced nominations.
The winners selection criteria:
Contribution to the development of technology, products and solutions related to composites
Ratio between the cost of solution and acceptable price for target consumers
Creation of value, partnership, technical advantage
About Vestas Manufacturing Rus
Vestas Manufacturing Rus launched in December 2018, produces wind turbine composite blades unparalleled in Russia. The production is sited in the territory of aviation cluster in Ulyanovsk. The blades are designed for wind turbines with 3.4 MW to 4.2 MW capacity. Project partners are Vestas, RUSNANO and Ulyanovsk region Investors Consortium the part of which is Ulyanovsk nanocenter ULNANOTECH. Over 500 jobs were created in this high-tech company.