The Kazan plant “Elektropribor” turns 100 years old
Photo by Marat Muginov
September 7). The OAO “Kazan plant “Elektropribor”, the oldest enterprise of
the aircraft engineering in Russia, celebrates the centennial anniversary.
Rustam Minnikhanov, the President of the RT, congratulated the staff of the
enterprise on its 100th anniversary. Ilsur Metshin, the Mayor of Kazan, took
part in the event.
start of the festive meeting, the President of the RT inspected the
enterprise's workshops, production lines, got acquainted with plans for
upgrading the facilities.
Minnikhanov noted that the plant was created in Tsarist Russia and passed
through many trials. “Your enterprise has stood the test of time with honor.
The difficult 20s, 1941, the war when the plant was evacuated from Moscow to
Kazan, the 90s”, said the head of the republic. He noted that today the
workshops of the enterprise are working in three shifts, the construction
department and the partner institutes are developing a unique product that
meets the modern requirements, allowing the air force to carry out the mission
entrusted to them. “On this holiday, I want to thank the veterans of the
enterprise for their work and those who continue their work today. I want to
wish the plant prosperity”, said Rustam Minnikhanov in his congratulations.
is not the final point but a reason to think about what else needs to be done
to make the enterprise prosper and useful to the republic and the country”,
said Pavel Shatskikh, general director of the plant, in his speech.
ceremonial meeting continued with the presentation of the state awards of the
RT, after which the well-known bands of the republic performed for the
company's staff, reports the Tatarstan Government portal.
enterprise was based in Moscow as the plant “Aviapribor”. It is the first
domestic enterprise of the aircraft engineering.
start of the Great Patriotic War, the plant was evacuated to Kazan and began
the production of devices for frontline aviation, for the tank and shipbuilding
industries. During the war years, the volume of production of defense products
increased by 3.5 times.
1950s, with the development of rocket technology in the country, the enterprise
mastered the production of a special gyroscopic stabilizer (gyro-platform) of a
radar antenna for air-to-air missiles and has been specializing in the
development and manufacture of precision guided missile systems of various
with the technical development, new production buildings were built, the social
works in the capital of Tatarstan for 76 years out of its 100 and always takes
an active part in the public life of the city and the republic, provides
charitable and sponsorship assistance.
The work of
the plant's staff is marked by numerous awards for various activities. In 2017,
the enterprise was included in the Kazan Book of Honor.