Thursday, November 23, 2017

Administration of Yekaterinburg honors textile workers

The administration of Yekaterinburg held a reception on Thursday dedicated to the Day of Textiles and Light Industry.

Vladimir Bolick, Yekaterinburg's deputy head of consumer and market services, presented workers with honorary certificates and letters of appreciation for their hard work and professionalism, Ekburg.ru reports.

There are currently more than 2,500 highly skilled professionals in the industry, which includes the production of coats, knitwear, leather goods, footwear, hunting and fishing gear, carpets, woolen fabrics and corsets. The celebration also honored veterans of the industry, whose numbers reach more than 1,600.

Bolick said there are more than 50 companies providing annual growth in the textiles and light industry, according to Ekburg.ru.