We put things in motion on Earth and in space!
Joint Stock Company Ust-Katav car-building plant (JSC UKCP) was founded on the basis of a city-forming factory of defense significance, which was a tram car-building factory in Ust-Katav town.
JSC UKCP was mainly founded by a rocket and space company named Joint Stock Company «United Rocket Space Corporation» (JSC URSC) to diversify civil product manufacturing. A 100% stake in JSC UKCP is owned by the State Space Corporation Roscosmos.
At present, Ust-Katav car-building plant is the oldest car-building company in the whole post-Soviet territory. It was initially commenced in 1758 as a railway factory. The first tram car was manufactured in 1901 under the order of Tiflis City (which at present is Tbilisi).
In 1960, a special engineering bureau, which was designing trams was founded at the factory. The factory holds the world record as a factory that manufactured the biggest number of the cars of one model, which is 14 991 cars of КТМ-5М (71-605) model. 95% of cities that use tram systems trust us. The comprehensive product portfolio includes 40%, 70% and 100% low-floor trams. In addition we offer modular solutions.
In our work, we combine many years of experience, technologies and cautious treatment of client’s needs and requests. JSC UKCP offers the modern line of trams of various trim levels, as well as a wide range of supplementary services that provide considerable advantages to each user: from passengers and operators to city authorities. Moreover, it is worth mentioning that apart from making civil vehicles, the company manufactures rocket and space items.
JSC UKCP is one of the leaders in the market of the light rail vehicle (LRV) in Russia. It seeks to increase urban mobility and follows the principles of sustainable development and environmental safety.
It is the number trams that have been manufactured at the UKCP production line within the full manufacturing cycle.
Our mission is to make truly valuable products, namely, the products for civil population that contribute to sustainable city and urban environment development by making modern, high-tech and environmentally friendly transport means of the generation SMART, as well as the products of rocket and space industry that contribute to further human outer space exploration outside the Earth.