The prize for the best kaizen idea

     The results of competition among the workers of Chelyabinsk Forge-and-Press Plant were announced. The competition had to reveal the best kaizen idea in July. Over 100 ideas were submitted to the jury.
     The winner is Vladimir Fedorov, an electrician in the Wheel Production. His idea was to change the design of the welding machine. It will result in reducing of energy consumption and defect parts, and also will stabilize welding process. The new method was successfully tested.
     Vladimir Fedorov has worked in the plant for over 40 years, inclusive 30 years in the Wheel Production. He took part in rationalization activities, was awarded with honour diplomas and medals. He developed equipment for spot welding, a machine for cutting of packaging materials, rotary needle milling machine, a machine for removing rust and scale from wheel disks.
     The chairman of the Federation Council Sergey Mironov while visiting Chelyabinsk Forge-and-Press Plant a month ago, decided to award the winner on behalf of the party «Fair Russia». The winner will get a gold watch and a travel to any holiday resort.

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