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October the 10th, 2011

Citec wins major contract in Russia

StroyTechProekt, LLC has appointed Citec as general designer for the Wärtsilä TMH Diesel Engine Building Plant in Penza, Russia. The contract is worth 2,5 million euro. The major part of the work is carried out by Citec's Russian organization, but the team includes experts from other countries, too. Approximately 35 experts will join the project team.

Wärtsilä Transmasholding Diesel Engine Building Company is constructing the engine assembly factory in Penza, located about 600 km southeast of Moscow. The agreement is for a production building, office building and several smaller buildings and structures.

"This is a breakthrough for Citec's engineering consultancy in Russia. We are proud to be able provide our services in a major industrial project like this. Citec's local presence, knowledge of Russian design standards and project experience is a key factor for being chosen as general designer for the project", says Magnus Forsbäck, General Director, Citec Engineering Russia, LLC.

As the general designer Citec will provide multi-discipline engineering and
consulting services for the project.

About Citec
Citec provides multi-discipline engineering and consulting services for the Power, Civil, Rail Vehicles and Process industries. Citec also offers a wide range of product information management services. Founded in 1984, Citec consists of two divisions -Engineering and Information. The number of employees of the Citec companies currently amounts to about 1000 and the turnover for 2010 was approximately EUR 55 million. Citec is headquartered in Vaasa, Finland, and has offices in Finland, Sweden, Norway, UK, France, Russia and Indi

For further information, please contact:
Magnus Forsbäck, General Director, Citec Engineering Russia LLC
Phone: +7 916 213 2739/+358 500 550 963
E-mail: magnus.forsback (at)
Michael Smirnoff, Director, Marketing & Communications, Citec Group Oy Ab
Phone: +358 50 4640 656
E-mail: michael.smirnoff (at)

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