RUSNANO Portfolio Company Prepreg-SKM Signed a Dealer Agreement with the Largest European Groups

29 September 2017

JSC Prepreg-SKM has signed a long-term agreement with Lange & Ritter GmbH, a member of the largest European group of companies Gazechim. According to the signed contract, the German distributor will represent the interests of Prepreg-SKM in the compositional market of Germany.

Lange & Ritter is engaged in the distribution of all kinds of materials in the market of composites. Products distributed by the company are used in various fields, from the automotive and aerospace industries to wind-power engineering and sports goods. After more than half a century of work, the company has built up a reputation as a reliable partner creating optimal conditions for cooperation.

“Gazechim is one of the largest European groups of companies that carry out distribution activities in the composite materials industry. Having signed a contract with its subsidiary Lange & Ritter, we can directly enter the German market, which is the largest in the Old World. I am sure that our cooperation will bring a significant result,” said Dmitry Kogan, General Director of Prepreg-SKM.

In their turn, when concluding the agreement, the management of Lange & Ritter paid close attention to the quality and range of products offered.

“I am convinced that Prepreg-SKM is a company with a bright future. Its products are of the highest quality. This applies to carbon fabrics, and materials for strengthening buildings, and, of course, prepregs. I have no doubt that in a few years together we will be able to meet a significant part of the needs of the modern market,” said Riki Rosson, CEO of Lange & Ritter.

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RUSNANO Joint-Stock Company was founded in March 2011 through reorganization of state corporation Russian Corporation of Nanotechnologies. JSC RUSNANO contributes to implementation of the state policy on the development of the nanotechnology industry by investing directly and through investment funds of nanotechnology in financially effective high-technology projects providing the development of new production facilities in the Russian Federation. Its primary investment focus is in electronics, optoelectronics and telecommunications, healthcare and biotechnology, metallurgy and metalwork, energy, mechanical engineering and instrument making, construction and industrial materials, chemicals and petrochemicals. 100 percent of RUSNANO’s shares are state owned. Thanks to RUSNANO’s investments, there are currently 87 factories and R&D Centers opened in 32 regions in Russia.

Management of assets of RUSNANO JSC is carried out by Limited Liability Company established in December 2013, RUSNANO Management Company. Anatoly Chubais is the Chairman of its Executive Board.

Work to establish nanotechnology infrastructure and carry out educational programs is fulfilled by RUSNANO’s Fund for Infrastructure and Educational Programs, which was also established during the reorganization of the Russian Corporation of Nanotechnologies.