Friday, August 18, 2017

Uralvagonzavod executive Vladimir Roshchupkin receives Ministry of Emergencies award

Uralvagonzavod Executive Director of Development & Production Corporation Vladimir Roshchupkin was recently presented with the Russian Ministry of Emergencies award.

The commemorative medal went to Roshchupkin, the corporation's top official, for his "flawless dedication to civil defense, prevention of and dealing with consequences of emergencies, high quality performance at work, and to celebrate the 81st anniversary of Civil Defense in Russia," Ural Business Consulting reports.

Russian machine building company Uralvagonzavod is one of the largest industrial complexes in Russia. It is located in Nizhny Tagil and was launched in 1936 to make freight cars.

In 1941, it merged with Dzerzhinsky Works to form the Stalin Ural Tank Factory No. 183. During World War II, it became the largest producer of tanks and remains so today, according to Ural Business Consulting.