Consul General and Minister Counselor of Economic Affairs visited VSMPO-AVISMA and UBM

On May 26,  Consul General Marcus Micheli  and Embassy Moscow Minister Counselor for Economic Affairs Karen Enstrom visited the Verkhnaya Salda Metallurgical Enterprise (VSMPO-AVISMA) and Ural Boeing Manufacturing (UBM), the joint venture between VSMPO-AVISMA and the Boeing Company.  Both are located in Verkhnaya Salda, Sverdlovsk Oblast.  At VSMPO-AVISMA, the world’s largest producer of titanium and titanium alloys, the Consul General and the Minister Counselor met with VSMPO-AVISMA General Director Mikhail Voevodin and toured the historic factory’s museum and facilities.  They also met with UBM CEO/General Director Scott Rickett, toured the UBM factory, and learned about VSMPO-AVISMA and UBM’s joint production of titanium wing and landing gear parts for some of Boeing’s largest aircraft.