JSC «Zelenodolsk Plant named after A.M. Gorky»
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The plant workers celebrated the shipbuilders day

Дата новости: 29.06.2018

The shipbuilders day at JSC «Zelenodolsk plant named after A. M. Gorky» (part of the JSC „AK bars“ Holding company» group) was celebrated with a festive concert and a solemn awarding of employees listed on the factory „Board of Honor“ on June 29.

The ceremony was attended by the Deputy chief of Department of the Navy JSC «Rosoboronexport» Viktor Komarov, the Deputy of the State Council of the Republic of Tatarstan, Director General of JSC „Ak Bars“ Holding company» Ivan Egorov, the Director General of JSC „Ak Bars“ Shipbuilding Corporation» Renat Mistakhov, the Director General of JSC „Zelenodolsk plant named after A. M. Gorky“ Alexander Karpov, the Chairman of the plant Trade Union organization Mikhail Podgornov and others.

The celebration of the shipbuilders day began on the main square of the enterprise where honored guests solemnly awarded 30 plant workers for their achievements— effective work, high qualification, professional skill and a significant contribution to performance indicators. 

«Today, the profession of a shipbuilder is still one of the most respectable in our society. Our enterprise staff has been successfully contributing to the development of shipbuilding branch of the country more than 120 years, constructing unique ships and vessels. We are proud of our team. We are proud that our ships glorify the plant, our town and the whole Republic all over the world», said Alexander Karpov, congratulating the plant workers.    

The shipbuilder profession prestige at the plant remained thanks to the dynasties of hereditary workers who ensure continuity in training. Today, the plant employs more than 5,000 people, who make a significant contribution to strengthening and boosting defence capacities of the country, preserving and developing the remarkable traditions of their predecessors.  

The enterprise management appreciates its staff and actively implements social policy aimed at supporting employees, their families and non-working pensioners, developing corporate culture, preserving and strengthening the employees’ health, promoting a healthy lifestyle.

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The shipbuilder’s day, according to the Decree of May 30, 2017 №659, is entered the list of official holidays in the Russian Federation and is officially celebrated on June 29. The date of the holiday was chosen not by accident, it is connected with the decree of Tsar Alexei Mikhailovich, father of Peter I, dated 29 June, 1667 on the laying of the ship «Orel». It was the first Russian warship built as per the state order.