Representatives of Nornickel visited TYAZHMASH

October 21, 2016

In mid-October 2016 specialists of the largest manufacturer of nonferrous and precious metals — Polar Branch of Nornickel — visited JSC TYAZHMASH. Purpose of visit was acquaintance with production facilities of Syzran plant and its design-and-engineering resources.

Delegation under the leadership of Sergey Shisterov, Deputy Head Mechanical Engineer of Polar Branch, included representatives of various subdivisons of Polar branch: cement plant, Norilsk and Talnakh enrichment plants as well as Taymyr and Komsomolsk mines. TYAZHMASH was represented by Sergey Trifonov, Adviser Director General, Dmitry Trifonov, Deputy Director General, and Maksim Makarushin, Technical Director.

Leaders of JSC TYAZHMASH conducted an excursion on the main production workshops, design subdivisions, and lecture halls of “Manufacturing engineering” faculty. Meeting was held in a friendly atmosphere and allowed exchanging the strategic plans for further cooperation.

A month earlier, the same fruitful dialog between two enterprises was held at the sites of Nornickel. Representatives of JSC TYAZHMASH established close contact with leadership of Nornickel.

Nikolay Sergeevich Otdelny, Deputy Head of Department of Directorate of Chief Mechanical Engineer of Nornickel Polar Branch, noted that during attendance of TYAZHMASH production workshops, the plant leaders had demonstrated special-purpose equipment, described production process and equipment capabilities, and informed about plans on technical upgrading.

Various metal-cutting equipment including advanced one for works from blanks to final parts was used in workshops. Various lathes such as SPIRIT, Agile, Месmill, TOS KURIM, machine for rolling of blanks up to 100 mm and other equipment had impressed the delegation! Such equipment gave evidence of the plant great potential, of possibility to carry out almost any tasks in sufficiently short time. For the most part, lathes were controlled by young people.

The delegation was impressed by “Manufacturing engineering” faculty created jointly with Syzran branch of Samara State Technical University. It gave an opportunity to use gained knowledge in practice, it was the great advantage over full-time course of study. Besides, such projects allowed preparing personnel for own needs and for heavy engineering of Russia in general.

TYAZHMASH had left a positive impression on the delegation. There were grounds for believing that two enterprises would create partnership relations in the measurable future, promoting development of both heavy engineering and mining industry of Russia.