In 2013 UMPO rationalizers saved the company 33.2 million rubles

In 2013 the rationalization proposals from employees at the Ufa Engine Industrial Association saved the company 33.2 million rubles. The total number of proposals was 2,293 of which 60% (1,375) were implemented.

We see 4% growth in effectiveness compared to the previous year, said the intellectual property department of the company.

In 2012 rationalization proposals saved the company 32 million rubles. This applies to the number of employees in rationalization work, which in 2013 amounted to 679 people.

The biggest savings were due to ideas from employees in the department of the chief metallurgist, A. A. Baranink and A. A. Zaitsev. Their proposals on modernizing measuring equipment saved more than 3.5 million rubles.

Ufa Engine Industrial Association (UMPO) is one of the largest producers of aviation engines in Russia. Its turnover in 2012 was 25,425 million rubles. Its primary areas of business are the production, service, and repair of turbo-jet aviation engines and gas turbine units, as well as production and repair of helicopter technology units. UMPO is part of the United Engine Corporation, a wholly-owned subsidiary of OBORONPROM handling engine-building assets. The association is part of the Russian Industrialists Union, the Bashkortostan regional division of which is headed by UMPO managing director A. V. Artyukhov.

United Industrial Corporation OBORONPROM is a multi-faceted machine-building group founded in 2002. It is part of the Russian Technologies group of companies. Its primary areas of business are helicopters (Russian Helicopters), engine-building (UEC), and other assets. Summarizing the results of the year 2012 the Corporation produced goods and rendered services worth 270 billion rubles.