Perm Engine Company employees earn 5 medals at all-Russian games

Perm/18.06.2012 The Perm Engine Company team has a successful trip to the all-Russian games Russian Technologies  Russian Corporate Games, held in Moscow on June 9-11.

Out of all the many different sporting disciplines, the Perm engine builders selected a few types of track and field events  the 100, 800, and 1,500 meters, long jump, shotput, and the Swedish medley (400×300×200×100). In the tense battle, Perm Engine Company employees won 5 medals. Among women, the winner of the 100 meters and the long jump was Yelena Suranova, lathe operator at ChPU. In the same disciplines for the men, Igor Veretennikov, leading specialist from the welding department, won second place. In the pitching, third place went to YuliyaTorsunova, a sports instructor with Perm Engines primary trade union.

Nikolay Naidenov, Perm Engine Company deputy director for human resources:

"The Perm Engine Company has always been known for its sporting tradition. Supporting engine builders who engage in sports is one of the points of our social program. We are glad that our athletes have enjoyed such success; its good to hear our company name at such large inter-sector competitions.

Additional information:

The Russian Technologies  Russian Corporate Games competition is the largest event in Russian corporate sports competitions. It is organized and held by the state corporation Russian Technologies. The games are supported by the Russian Olympics Committee, the Russian Union of Industrialists and Entrepreneurs, the Russian Chamber of Commerce, and A. T. Sikharulidze, chairman of the State Duma committee for fitness and sports.

Perm Engine Company (PMZ) mass produces aviation engines for civil and military applications, as well as industrial gas turbine units for power stations and gas transportation.

PMZ is a part of the United Engine Corporation, a wholly-owned subsidiary of OBORONPROM specializing in engine-building assets.

OBORONPROM is a multi-faceted machine-building group of companies, founded in 2002. It is part of the Russian Technologies group of companies. Its primary activities are helicopter building (Russian Helicopters) and engine-building (UEC).