Kronstadt's representative office was set up in Miami (Florida).
Establishment of an office in the USA takes our cooperation with prominent American manufacturers of industrial equipment to a new level. The main scope of activities of our American office – Kron Industrial LLC - is search and conclusion of direct contracts with manufacturers to ensure the best terms of delivery of American high-technology equipment for our customers from various industry branches and timely meet the current needs of the Russian industrial equipment market.
Distributorship agreements with a number of world-renowned companies were signed:
- Atlas Copco (Sweden) – makes screw and piston compressors;
- Dener Makina (Turkey) - CNC sheet bending press brakes and guillotine shears;
- Vibrochimica srl (Italy) – producer of vibratory machines and consumables;
- Gecam (Italy) – manufacturer of grinding and polishing machines for working oval and circular tubes, including bent tubes;
- Scotchman (USA) – manufactures hydraulic shears and heavy-duty guillotine shears;
- Comac (Italy) –machines for bending;
- Aysanmak (Turkey) – produces main groups of machines for thin plate;
- Beka-Mak (Turkey) – producer of two metal cutting processes – hack- and band saws;
- Bend Mak (Turkey) – manufactures different types of rolling and sheet bending machines;
- Mekanord (Denmark) – supplier of marine reduction gearboxes, Controllable Pitch Propulsion (CPP) systems;
- Caffini (Italy) – diaphragm and centrifugal pumps;
- Desmi Ocean Guard – a division of Desmi A/S (Denmark), specialized in ballast water treatment systems;
- Rovatti Pompe (Italy) – environmental friendly high performance centrifugal pumps;
- Affetti (Italy) – chemical pumps for corrosive liquids;
- Сummins, Caterpillar, Perkins, MTU (spare parts) – suppliers of engines, alternators and other equipment;
- Minimax (Germany) – manufacturer of gaseous and water-based fire protection equipment.
Group of companies KRONDE was founded, and Kronstadt Ltd became its part. The holding also comprises other industrial companies, service centers, a logistics company and enterprises specialized in investment, development and real estate business.
A line of metal working equipment sales and service was launched. It was successfully presented at the international sheet metal working technology exhibition Blech Russia 2011 (St. Petersburg). Kronstadt presented its metal-working machinery department at the trade show 'Metalloobrabotka 2011' (Moscow), - the largest exhibition for machine building in Russia and CIS area.
- 14th international trade fair for plastics and rubber INTERPLASTICA 2011 (Moscow);
- 10th international exhibition of shipbuilding, shipping, port activities and jcean and offshore development NEVA 2011 (St. Petersburg);
- 16th international exhibition for the chemical industry and science KHIMIA 2011 (Moscow);
- 11th International specialized exhibition for welding materials, equipment and technologies "Weldex / Rossrka - 2011" (Moscow);
- 10th International Specialized Exhibition 'Industrial Show 2011" (Samara);
- 13th International exhibition for technologies and equipment for the oil, gas and chemical industries 'Oil. Gas. Chemistry 2011' (Perm);
- 10th Anniversary Exhibition "PCVExpo2011/Pumps. Compressors. Valves. Actuators and Engines" (Moscow).
Conferences and seminars:
- The 3rd research and practice conference 'Bellows expansion joints as a basic element of pipeline protection' was organized by Kronstadt in Irkutsk;
- A delegation of Kronstadt took part in the following seminars:
- DESMI Industry Sales Seminar 2011, where results of cooperation were summarized and its prospects were reviewed;
- 21th master class in valves 'Valves for thermal and nuclear power engineering' (St. Petersburg);
- Seminar in fire protection equipment of Pentair Water, focused on firefighting systems and issues of fire safety as well as on specifications, mounting and application of pumps of Aurora Pump (North Aurora, Illinois).