October 11, 2018 in Moscow was held II Forum «Food engineering» under the chairmanship of the President of the Association «Rosspetsmash» Konstantin Babkin.
The forum was supported by the Ministry of Industry and Trade of Russia and Expocentre JSC. The event was attended by the Rosspetsmash Association, representatives of federal and regional agencies, leading manufacturers of food processing equipment and farmers, heads of dealerships and service companies, the media and industry experts.
Konstantin Babkin reported that the food engineering industry over the past few years shows a steady increase in production. From 2015 to 2017, the production of domestic equipment increased from 23.5 to 40 billion rubles, its quality has significantly improved.
For the industry there is a whole range of effective programs. But there are programs that need to be improved. For example, export development programs.
Sales Director of Frigoglass Eurasia LLC Andrey Revkov said that the industry is highly dependent on foreign components. This affects the cost of equipment in the process of localization of production.
General Director of LLC «PC Milesta» Lev Starshinov said that today the products of Russian plants competes with foreign products.
Head of Department of Agricultural, Food and Road and Construction Machine-Building of the Ministry of Industry and Trade of the Russian Federation Evgeny Korchevoy spoke about the Industry Development Strategy until 2030.