01.07.2014 | 00:00

72 year expirience

Today,  the 1st of July, Chelyabinsk Forge-and-Press  Plant celebrates its 72nd birthday.

The enterprise was formed after the Plant named after Stalin (ZiS) was evacuated from Moscow. In the late autumn of 1941 the forging production has arrived from the Russian capital to Chelyabinsk, and half a year later the first forging was successfully produced.  On the 1st of July in 1942 the plant was included into the list of acting plants through the Order signed by the Director of Moscow Automotive plant Mr. I. Likhachev. During the years of war ChKPZiS has manufactured more than 25 thousand automotive wheels and more than 35 thousand of components for motor, tractor and air-craft factories. In the post-war period the plant developed new directions, enlarged its nomenclature of product and increased its production capacities.   

Today JSC (OAO) “ChKPZ” is among the three biggest suppliers of forged product and wheels in the CIS, at this being totally independent enterprise, not belonging to any industrial holding company. The plant delivers its product to all regions of Russia and also abroad to the countries of CIS and beyond. The forging production of ChKPZ was the first in Russia to get the certificate of the system ISO /TS 16949, all its processes are organized in according to the world-wide accepted standards for automotive industry suppliers, the finished product of the plant is competitive not only on the domestic market but on the western markets as well.  Among the customers of Chelyabinsk Forge-and-Press Plant are the companies of automotive, rail-road, agricultural, special engineering industries, plants of oil-and-gas sector, construction organizations, forestry managements and others.

One of the key advantages of ChKPZ is technical override which is provided by permanent investments into modernization and technical up-grading – about 200 mln. roubles annually,– by introduction of new technologies, and what is the most important – by the best technical specialists attracted by the plant, including those from the best world companies, and those trained in its private training center.

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