e is primarily made up of bauxite, oil
products, chemical industry products, etc.
The leading oblast profile is ship-building. The biggest enterprises of
this branch are 3 major ship-yards:
State Joint Stock Holding Company "Chornomorskiy shipbuilding Yard";
State Enterprise "Shipbuilding Yard named after 61 Communards";
Open Joint Stock Company "Damen Shipyard Ocean".
The major products of these powerful enterprises are tankers,
freighters, container ships, refrigerators, trawlers, ship-hotels,
Ship-building branch has been nominated in Ukraine as the prioritized
one. It has a very big export potential. 13 July 2000 the Ukrainian law
"About Special economic Zone "Myikolayiv" was adopted. The oblast
dwellers hope that implementation of that law will provide for the
A number of companies, which ensure production and installation of
technological equipment on ships, also belong to this branch. Among them
we find JSC "Era", "Crystal", "Equator".
Production amalgamation "Zorya" produces gas-turbine engines of 16MVt
capacity, updated gas transporting units for compressor stations,
reducers for wind power generating units and steel works, foundry and
forging products, welded metal constructions, consumer goods.
Scientific-production amalgamation "Mashproject" designs and produces
multi-profile gas-turbine engines, which are used to equip ships, to
transport natural gas and to generate electric power.
JSC "Pervomayskiy zavod "Dieselmash" produces diesels, diesel-generators
Non-ferrous metallurgy also plays an important role in the oblast
industrial potential. It is represented by one of the biggest in Europe
aluminum producers JSC "Mikolayiv Alumina Plant".
In Myikolayiv there is a single in Ukraine plant to produce asphalt
laying and filtering equipment, "Dormashina". Pervomaysk plant "Fregat"
provides Ukraine with sprinkling machines of the same name.
The oblast also holds a number of electro-technical and electronic
enterprises, which are staffed with highly qualified personnel. These
are the JSCs "Ingul", "Fakon", "Edmma".
Myikolayiv oblast light industry produces up to 8.8% of the total
Ukrainian light industry output. It is represented by big sewing
enterprises, which produce mens, womens and childrens wear. They are:
JSCs "Evis" (Myikolayiv), "Santa-Ukraine" (Pervomaysk), private firm
"Victoria" (Voznesensk); knitted and haberdashery products JSCs "Aura"
The most competitive company in the area of producing natural skin is a
CJSC "Vozko" (Voznesensk). Its share in Ukrainian leather output is
almost 50%. Modern equipment and technologies provide for manufacturing
annually 350 mln.sq.dm of high quality leather. The leather produced by
the company is used by big Italian, Slovakian, Spanish, Canadian and
Russian companies for the upper part of shoes
JSC "Niko" is a footwear producer. This company produces updated
footwear models and is ready for international cooperation. OJSC
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