History of the Group of Companies

1999
  • The legal entity was registered as TD Transmashkomplekt, LLC.
2000
  • The legal entity was registered as RariTEK, LLC.
2004
  • The status of an official dealer of KAMAZ, OJSC was received in the Republic of Sakha (Yakutia);
  • A workshop for production of SLINGS was created.
2005
  • The first service center of KAMAZ, OJSC was grounded in the city of Lensk, Yakutia, as well as Yakut Service Center in Yakutsk.
  • TD Transmashkomplekt, LLC was renamed to RariTEK-SERVICE, LLC;
  • The Company started producing tent and steel structures (Steel Structure and Tent Production Shopfloor).
2006
  • RMZ Raritek, LLC was registered as a legal entity (RMZ Raritek, LLC (Repair Mechanical Plant).
2007
  • The first specialized gas service center was opened by RariTEK, LLC in Naberezhnye Chelny, Russia, where the installation of KAMAZ vehicle compressed gas equipment started;
  • RariTEKs specialized repair teams provide full-scale maintenance of construction equipment involved in construction of the ESPO (Eastern Siberia the Pacific Ocean) oil pipeline.
2008
  • RariTEK, LLC became an official dealer of KAMAZ, OJSC in Sochi with the adjacent districts of Krasnodar krai territories and an official dealer of NEFAZ, JSC in the territory of the Russian Federation;
  • RariTEKs gas-powered vehicles took part in the Blue Corridor Rally: Saint Petersburg-Velikiy Novgorod-Tver-Moscow;
  • KAMAZ Sochi Automobile Center was opened which started providing with all kinds of services for KAMAZ vehicles maintenance;
  • KAMAZ serial gas-powered truck was displayed at exhibition in Naberezhnye Chelny;
  • At the same time RariTEK became a strategic partner of KAMAZ for production and maintenance of vehicles equipped with gas engines;
  • Gas equipment was developed for buses and cars together with Landi Renzo and Cavagna Group partners;
  • More than 120 models of special equipment on KAMAZ gas chassis were developed.
2009
  • The first garbage truck equipped with a gas engine was introduced to the media;
  • RariTEKs natural gas vehicles took part in the Blue Corridor Automobile Rally: Moscow Voronezh Rostov-na-Donu Krasnodar Novorossiysk Sochi;
  • Service centers for maintenance of KAMAZ gas equipment were created in the territory of the Russian Federation;
  • The Standards were developed for the gas cylinder maintenance of automotive equipment running on compressed natural gas.
2010
  • RariTEK became an official distributor of KAMAZ, JSC concerning products equipped with gas engines (all over Russia);
  • RariTEK is a participant of the Blue Corridor Rally: Moscow-Ryazan-Penza-Togliatti Ulyanovsk Naberezhnye Chelny-Kazan-Nizhniy Novgorod Moscow.
2011
  • The Company arranged production of Bravis and Volgabus buses equipped with gas engines;
  • RariTEKs natural gas vehicle took part in the Blue Corridor Western Rally: Prague-Leipzig-Wolfsburg-Berlin-Greifswald;
  • RariTEKs natural gas vehicle took part in the Blue Corridor/ Ural Center Rally: Ekaterinburg-Chelyabinsk Ufa Orenburg-Samara-Saratov Volgograd Voronezh Tambov-Tula-Moscow.
2012
  • RMZ Raritek, LLC started producing municipal vehicles in Naberezhnye Chelny together with AEROSUN Corporation;
  • RariTEKs natural gas vehicle took part in the Blue Corridor /Western Rally: Moscow-Smolensk-Orsha-Minsk-Brest-Warsaw-Ostrava-Prague-Karlsruhe-Paris-Brussels-Essen-Berlin.
2013
  • RariTEK held the first conference among KAMAZ official dealers concerning gas-powered vehicles;
  • RariTEKs natural gas vehicle took part in the Blue Corridor Rally: Hansa: Helsinki-Turku-Stockholm-Jenkoping Gothenburg - Copenhagen-Hamburg-Svinoujscie - Gdansk - Kaliningrad - Klaipeda-Jelgava-Riga - Tallinn-Narva;
  • RariTEK is a participant of DOSAAF Automobile Rally: Moscow-Tula-Orel-Kursk - Belgorod-Rossosh - Rostov-na-Donu-Kalach-na-Donu-Volgograd - Saratov-Samara - Naberezhnye Chelny - Izhevsk-Ufa-Cheliabinsk - Yekaterinburg;
  • RariTEK-Service, LLC produced 159 frame and tent pavilions located at the sports facilities of the XXVII World Summer Universiade 2013 in Kazan;
  • RariTEK created a mobile maintenance service for immediate maintenance of gas-cylinder vehicles in the regions of the Russian Federation. The work of mobile service teams was tested in conditions of the World Student Universiade-2013 when performing maintenance of 135 NEFAZ gas-cylinder buses;
  • RariTEK training center was created for training of gas-engine equipment operation and maintenance specialists;
  • RariTEK joined the European Association of NGV (Natural Gas Vehicles Association Europe);
  • RGK gas engines based on domestic diesel versions were started to be developed.
2014
  • Mobile compressed natural gas refueling facilities were started to be developed and put into production;
  • Raritek - Vostok, LLC acting as an official dealer of KAMAZ, OJSC was incorporated;
  • The Company received the status of an official Yuchai dealer for supply and maintenance of gas engines in the territory of the Russian Federation;
  • Raritek started to perform maintenance of all construction equipment involved in reconstruction of Zapolyarye-NPS of PURPE oil trunk pipeline;
  • RariTEK performed maintenance of all construction equipment involved in reconstruction of the Kuibyshevsk-Lisichansk oil trunk pipeline;
  • RariTEK's natural gas vehicle took part in Naberezhnye Chelny-Simferopol Automobile Rally: Naberezhnye Chelny-Kazan-Ulyanovsk - Saratov-Volgograd - Rostov-na-Donu- Stavropol-Krasnodar - Novorossiysk - Simferopol;
  • RariTEKs natural gas vehicle took part in the Blue Corridor Rally: the Baltic-Adriatic: Tartu-Riga-Vilnius-Poznan-Pilsen - Nuremberg-Ljubljana - Belgrade - Budapest-Minsk-Milan-Most-Bamberg.
2015
  • RMZ RariTEK, LLC became an official certified service center for maintenance and repair of Daimler gas engines;
  • RariTEKService, LLC created a new perspective project called Unique Tent Structures, within which the Company implemented the following projects:
    1. Installation of KAZAN ARENA stadium stand shelters;
    2. Production and installation of the VIP Pavilion (Sabantui-2015: Naberezhnye Chelny and Moscow);
    3. A full range of tents for Sabantui 2015 in Almetyevsk; 4. Installation of canvas at the City Maidan (Naberezhnye Chelny);
  • RariTEK produced and performed installation of KAZAN ARENA stadium shelter for FINA 2015 World Aquatics Championship.
  • RariTEK's gas-engine automotive vehicles took part in the Blue Corridor Automobile Rally: Eiffel Tour: Saint Petersburg-Moscow-Orsha-Brest-Warsaw-Berlin-Amsterdam-Paris-Frankfurt-Dresden-Rezekne;
  • The Company produced the first mobile automobile gas tanker (PAGZ) as a part of a tractor unit;
  • The first prototype of K-702 gas-powered tractor was presented at the 5th St. Petersburg International Gas Forum (jointly developed with Kirov Plant).
2016
  • TECHCENTER RariTEK, LLC was registered as a legal entity which started providing services for maintenance and current repair of vehicles.
  • Multi-Functional Mobile Facilities for Maintenance of Gas-Cylinder Vehicles, Degassing Stations and test stands for re-certification of cylinders were developed and put into production as a part of an integrated approach to development of the gas engine equipment market.
  • Raritek -Service, LLC was renamed to RariTEK-Technologies, LLC.
  • Raritek - Vostok, LLC was renamed to RariTEK Auto Group, LLC.
  • RariTEK Engineering, LLC was registered as a legal entity.
2017
  • A license agreement was concluded between RMZ RariTEK, LLC and MAZ, OJSC on production of LOTOS urban low-floor buses using natural gas methane as fuel on the basis of MAZ-206 and MAZ-226 buses.
  • Mass production of maintenance equipment was arranged for gas equipment;
  • The production of Ural heavy gas vehicles was arranged for the needs of Gazprom's enterprises;
  • The Company received a certificate for 240- 420 HP capacity Euro-5 level RGK.EC.820 gas engine for the needs of urban transport and agricultural machinery;
  • RGK.EC.LPG.820 engine was certified for LPG operation.
2018
  • The Company created assembly production of LOTOS urban low-floor buses equipped with a gas engine;
  • LOTOS buses were certified to operate on CNG and LNG;
  • The Cooperation Memorandum was concluded between RMZ-RariTEK, LLC and Semipalatinskiy Avtosborochnyi Zavod (Automobile Assembly Plant), LLC in order to arrange the assembly of LOTOS passenger vehicles at the facilities of SemAZ, LLC.
  • The Company started up a joint project with Hyundai Truck and Bus Rus, LLC in order to create a gas-powered version of a Hyundai HD-78 mid-range truck;
  • RariTEK Holding, JSC, Hyundai Truck Bus & Rus, LLC and Hellas Intertrade, LLC signed an agreement during INNOPROM-2018 International Exhibition of Industry and Innovations in Yekaterinburg on mutual cooperation in development, implementation, promotion and maintenance of gas-engine modifications of Hyundai commercial vehicles.
  • RariTEK Holding, JSC and NOVATEK-AK (gas filling stations), LLC concluded an agreement on cooperation in implementation of a project aimed to expand the use of liquefied natural gas (LNG) as motor fuel.
  • RariTEK developed the first agricultural tractor using liquefied natural gas as motor fuel in Russia together with MTZ-Tatarstan Sales and Production Company. This new product was presented at one of the CIS largest agricultural exhibitions called BELAGRO-2018.
  • Vehicles manufactured by RariTEK took part in the Europe-China International Transport Corridor- world's longest rally of gas-powered vehicles running on liquefied natural gas.
  • Lotos 105 LNG bus was presented at St. Petersburg International Gas Forum 2018.
  • RARITEK GAS ENGINEERING Joint Enterprise was incorporated by RariTEK and UzAuto Trailer, LLC for production of KAMAZ gas powered trucks in the territory of Uzbekistan.
  • The agreement was signed to create RariTEK gas powered vehicle center in Tomsk region.
  • LOTOS 105 CNG bus was presented as a part of Busworld 2018 Bus Show.
  • KAMAZ -RariTEK YUG (SOUTH) dealer center was opened in Krasnodar.
2019
  • P6 and P6 gas inline engines were developed for tractors and urban transport;
  • We cooperated with Cavagna Group Italian company on production of valves for gas equipment and gas filling facilities in the Russian Federation;
  • The technology and technological process were created for production of LNG vehicle cryogenic onboard fuel systems;
  • The technology and technological process were developed for production of cryogenic tanks for cryogenic MAGT (mobile automobile gas tankers);
  • The technology and technological process were developed for production of components and equipment for maximum 5 t/h low-tonnage plants;
  • A pilot project was developed for completing low-tonnage LNG plants by using the import substitution program.