On May 29 the solemn ceremony devoted to the 60th Anniversary of JSC Shchekinoazot took place in Tula Academic drama theatre. It was attended by the Governor of the Tula region Vladimir Gruzdev, the Minister of industry and fuel-energy complex of the Tula region Dmitry Lomovtsev, the Advisor of the President of Russia on culture Vladimir Tolstoy, the Director of the Department of chemical-engineering and forestry complex of the Minister of Industry and Trade of the Russian Federation Vladimir Potapkin, the Chairman of the Tula Region Duma Sergey Kharitonov, the Federal inspector in the Tula region of the Plenipotentiary representative of the President of Russia in the Central Federal district Anatoly Simonov, the Vice-President of the Russian Chemists Union Vasily Semenov, management, staff and veterans of the enterprise.
Employees of JSC Shchekinoazot were warmly congratulated by the Governor Vladimir Gruzdev. The head of the region noted that the plant went through hard times in 90s, was not able to reform, but due to the strength of the team the company was managed to save, to continue its innovative development.
«Tula region Government believes in the company’s development. We hope that with new productions start-up the enterprise will create new jobs and will provide extra taxes for the budget», – Vladimir Gruzdev said.
The head of the Tula region assured that the Tula region Government will continue helping Shchekino chemists in their development. Vladimir Gruzdev wished the plant employees health, implementation of their life plans, successes and good luck and presented regional awards to outstanding employees.
The diploma of the Tula region Governor was awarded to JSC Shchekinoazot team for its high achievements in professional activity.
The President of JSC Shchekinoazot Boris Sokol thanked the team for coordinated and responsible work at the present stage, for successful implementation of investment projects, marked new Shchekinoazot’s points of increase.
Special words of appreciation during the year of the 70th anniversary of the Great Victory were addressed to the veterans of war and labor.
- Dear veterans, even today, despite your age, despite the fact that 30-50 years of working experience are behind, you are still on duty: you carry on patriotic propaganda, meet youth, give your experience to young chemists, share your professional secrets. It is very important! – Boris Sokol noted at the meeting. – The power of the plant, the key to its long and happy life is an intergenerational continuity, knowledge and energies exchange. Your example helps us to overcome the difficulties, to go forward to new achievements. And the least we can do for you today is to respond to your needs and aspirations, to support you spiritually and financially. You will never be left without Shchekinoazot’s support!..
On behalf of the Minister of Industry and Trade of the Russian Federation Denis Manturov the Director of the Department of chemical-engineering and forestry complex of the Minister of Industry and Trade of the Russian Federation Vladimir Potapkin congratulated Shchekinoazot employees.
– The success of Shchekinoazot consists of extremely important things, – Vladimir Tolstoy, the Advisor of the President of Russia on culture, said at the meeting. – The first thing is an absolute and deep respect to the past, to anything their predecessors made. The second thing is attention to the present day, to everything happening in the country, and care about those who work at the plant. There is also the third factor: focusing on the future, ability to make new aims and to achieve them with the confidence that the team is capable of any achievements. This is what our country needs, something that will allow Russia to overcome any difficulties!
– I’d like to congratulate the whole team of our glorious Shchekinoazot, – Sergey Kharitonov, the Chairman of the Tula Region Duma, addressed to the audience. – Its history is closely connected with the history of our country. 1946 was the postwar year for our country, but the winners created a new future for our region. Amazing people, heroes! The spirit of victory is still in your team. It is the key to your future victories!
On this day the bust of Haldor Topsoe, the founder of the eponymous company, one of the main strategic partners of the enterprise today, was delivered from Denmark to Russia.
– It has always been a great honor for our company to contribute to Shchekinoazot’s, and for the Topsoe family – to participate in the charity Fund established by the Tolstoys, the Topsoes and the Sokols, ” – Jens Perregaard, the General Director of Haldor Topsoe, said. – We will do everything possible to make our services and technologies help you in implementing your projects. Face the future, and we wish you lots of successes for the next 60 years…
Celebration in honor of distinguished employees of the plant was held.
The participants of the solemn meeting got acquainted with the exposition dedicated to the anniversary of JSC Shchekinoazot – historical photos, children’s drawings, paintings of the Tula artist V. A. Zakharov. Those interested left their congratulations and best wishes in the Book of Distinguished Guests.
The pop stars concert also took place. The famous singer, musician, composer, the honored artist of Russia Sergey Belikov sang for Shchekino chemists.