For 25 years company “KONAR” made the way from the production of details and nodes of the pipeline to acquisition of competence in development and production of high-technology dynamic equipment and in integrated management of modernization projects of fuel and power industry in Russia. In 2014 a new company on production of complex steel structures was founded. Cimolai S.p.A. (Italy) became partners in this project.

Cimolai S.p.A was founded in 1949 by a casual labourer Armando Cimolai. Already in 1954 the production of first structures for industrial buildings started. Design and process organization became the main advantages of the company. The most large-scaled manufactures of that time trust Cimolai S.p.A. with construction and expansion of their companies: “Zanussi”, “FIAT”, “Valeo”. By the end of 2015 weight of the dispatched metal structures amounted to 149000 tn.  At the moment Cimolai S.p.A counts a variety of affiliated branches located in Italy, Venezuela, Switzerland and now in Russia.

“Thanks to the top management of the company “Konar”, Italian partners “Cimolai” who are on site that has a long history and deep production roots starts a new development stage of the company that used to be here…” – said First deputy Governor of Chelyabinsk region Evgeniy Redin in his welcome speech during the factory opening.

Location of the company “JVK-Cimolai” Ltd. became its uniqueness. Only the best European equipment and automated technologies have been collected on one site that allows producing large-tonnage complex steel structures.


The company specializes in producing complex, unique, science-based steel structures for bridges, stadiums, skyscrapers, objects of oil and gas industry, power transmission line supports.

Already in November 2015 the factory finished its first low-tonnage project – erection of a bridge between the buildings of business centre “Bovid” in the city of Chelyabinsk, that reminded of a crystal lattice structure. In the beginning of 2016 JV KONAR-Cimolai completed an order for steel constructions for power transmission line supports above Angara river that provided external electrical power supply for oil pumping station JSC “Transneft”

At the end of 2016 the work on such large scale projects as metal structures for “Lakhta-centre” skyscraper in Saint Petersburg and stadiums in Volgograd and Nizhny Novgorod to the FIFA 2018 World Championship is in progress by order of “Gazprom” group.