General Electric signs cooperation agreement with major Ukrainian companies
21.07.2016 18:11 "Agro Perspectiva" (Kyiv) —
American diversified conglomerate General Electric (GE) signed today, Jul 21, a Memorandum of Cooperation with public joint-stock company Ukrainian Railways (Ukrzaliznytsia) and Ukrainian aircraft manufacturing and services company Antonov, UNIAN says referring to the Ukrainian Infrastructure Minister Volodymyr Omelian Facebook report.
«The memorandum with Ukrzaliznytsia provides for enhanced cooperation in the fields of development and modernization of the diesel locomotives fleet, using the American company’s advanced technologies. With regard to the State company Antonov, the foundation has been laid today for the start of cooperation between the strategically important state-owned company and GE. The memorandum enables the supplies of engines, aircraft systems and services for certain Antonov-produced aircraft,» the Minister wrote.
Besides, Omelian also admitted Ukrzaliznytsia is in talks with Kryukov Railway Car Building Works and other potential producers in Ukraine. «We want to see free competition in the market, low prices and high-quality products for Ukrzaliznytsia’s customers,» the Minister added.