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Industrial Giants

Belarus ranks among the world’s major exporters of trucks, tractors, combine harvesters, road-building machinery and utility vehicles. The country has presence in the market of home appliances and electronics. In recent years, Belarus’ mechanical engineering flagships and major equipment manufacturers opened their doors to tourists. And they do have something to show!

BelAZ: the biggest rock hauler in the world!

Based in the town of Zhodino, the Belarusian automobile engineering company BelAZ is the world’s biggest manufacturer of large trucks and super heavy-duty haulers. The unique, no exaggeration, tour around the company will take you to see the world’s largest 45-tonne truck listed in the Guinness Book of Records, a new robotic mega-drone and, of course, other legendary BelAZ vehicles. In addition, you will have a chance to sit behind the wheel and even test drive a dump truck, make exclusive photos with giant trucks on the backdrop, visit the huge production shops and watch Belarusian machine builders at work.

Address: 4 Sorok Let Oktyabrya, Zhodino

MTZ: Tireless BELARUS tractors

On all the continents, in any climate, in the fields of wheat, corn, cane, rice… For decades BELARUS tractors have been working in different parts of our planet, and today they continue gaining popularity thanks to their reliability. During the factory tour, you can see the entire tractor production cycle from the engineering workshop to the main assembly line of MTZ and even take part in tractor assembling, get a certificate, see an exhibition of vintage tractors and the lineup of the latest BELARUS models, including Belarus 4522, one of the world’s most powerful wheeled tractors. MTZ also arranges shows of dancing tractors, flashmobs with huge signs, and tractor rallies.

Address: 29 Dolgobrodskaya Street, Minsk

Gomselmash: PALESSE harvesters

The Belarusian Gomselmash is among the world’s major producers of harvesters and other agricultural equipment. The company produces equipment under the well-known brand PALESSE. This equipment is used for harvesting purposes in different parts of the world. The company makes grain, beet, potato, flax, soya, colza, corn, and cotton harvesters… Gomselmash was the first to produce a harvester running on gas. The company has also joined the industrial tourism trend. The company plans to offer quest tours and test drives.

Address: 41 Shosseynaya Street, Gomel

ATLANT: Refrigerator plant

Belarus’ ATLANT is one of the leading producers of household appliances in the CIS. Apart from refrigerators and freezers that once made the Atlant brand well-known, the company now makes refrigerating equipment for commercial and catering business, washing machines, and kettles. During the factory tour, visitors get to see the entire manufacturing process from making spareparts to assembling products. The plant offers tours for organized tourist groups.

Address: 61 Pobeditelei Street, Minsk

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