Site news 1.08.2016
August 1, 2016, Rybinsk. – The 32nd (summer) NPO Saturn PJSC Youth Rally dedicated to celebration of the 100th anniversary of the Company was held on July 29-31, 2016 in the territory of the Demino Skiing Center. Among the corporate event organizers were the Social Programs Department, the Youth Council and the Trade Union Committee of NPO Saturn PJSC and also the Yaroslavl regional branch of the Russian Engineering Union. Traditionally the VTB Bank PJSC was a business partner and general sponsor of the Rally.
During three days 16 teams competed in creative, sporting and intellectual events. The teams represented structural divisions of NPO Saturn PJSC, JSC UEC – Gas Turbines, ZAO SatIZ, ZAO VolgAero and guests from Perm (UEC-Perm Motors JSC – the MOTOR team), Moscow (NPTs Salute Gas-Turbine Building JSC – the SALUTE team), and the Saint Petersburg affiliate Saint Petersburg NTTs – the UPI team).
NPO Saturn PJSC Managing Director Viktor Polyakov welcomed the guests and participants of the 32nd Youth Rally: “Youth Rallies are imperative for team creation, for understanding the corporate culture and business values, and first of all this is a festival. I like the atmosphere of the Rally, people communication and culture, young lively faces that constitute the future of the Company. This is a new generation, people of a new formation possessing alternative values and knowledge, but the same ideology directed to Saturn’s prosperity”.
“I was present at the majority of the Youth Rallies and really enjoyed myself. Especially pleasant it is to realize that so many creative, active, purposeful young people are working at our Company. I wish you creative and business achievements and victories. Happy Holiday!”
Top-managers of the Company were present at the opening ceremony. They shared their impressions:
NPO Saturn PJSC General Designer Yuriy Shmotin: “Youth Rallies are a remarkable tradition not only for NPO Saturn, but for UEC JSC as a whole as well. Such corporate events are held in Perm and in Moscow, and the teams of our Company actively participate in them. Today we receive teams from different cities, and I feel happy to see alongside with the experienced teams such new ones as PANDAS. So welcome to everybody! Many thanks! You are great! The teams are different, but actually we form a uniform team of our Company. May good success attend you!”
NPO Saturn PJSC Deputy Managing Director - Director, Economics & Finance Aleksei Sobolev: “We are glad to welcome all the guests at our Rally. As usual not only the Saturn teams participate in the events, but also the teams of the partner companies. It is great that our guests are aware of the coming Saturn’s 100th anniversary and they ardently demonstrated knowledge of the history events and what the future holds for us. Carry on!”
NPO Saturn PJSC HR Director Dmitriy Barvinok: “My congratulations to you on this outstanding initiative. The NPO Saturn’s jubilee is a very important theme; it has become a keynote and it has been used to the best effect by all the teams. All that you have shown at the Greeting assignment will be very helpful during the coming three days of the Rally. I am sure that at the creativity contests in the evening we will be in for a more fairy show and outburst of emotions”.
The gift to the participants and guests of the Rally from the Company management included a performance of the music group 140 BEATS PER MINUTE at the evening dancing event during the first day and several barrels of kvass.
The creativity part of the Rally included a traditional greeting contest. During the performance each team was to utter the phrase: ‘There is the Saturn’s jubilee’. There were also such contests as HOMEWORK ‘100 years – 100 victories!’ as a KVN assignment, creativity contest ‘Jubilee with a Star’ and a parody contest ProSTOi kupLET. No less intense were the sporting events of the rally, i.e. the sporting labyrinth, water and tourist relays, rogaining ‘Come out with Life’, pioneer multisport competition, lawn tennis, night casino and water basketball.
As for the point total for the passed contests, the winner of the 32nd (summer) Youth Rally of NPO Saturn PJSC is the NASLEDNIKI (successors) team (JSC UEC – Gas Turbines). The silver award was given to the NANOYOZHIKI (nano-hedgehogs) team (NPO Saturn PJSC); the bronze award was given to the AEROFAN team (NPO Saturn PJSC). The captains’ contest was won by Sergei Sysoev, captain of the NASLEDNIKI team (JSC UEC – Gas Turbines). The 2nd place was taken by Anna Korshunova, captain of the YELLOW ORANGES team (NPO Saturn PJSC); the 3rd place was won by Artem Sergeev, captain of the COWBOY team (NPO Saturn PJSC).
The challenge Memory Cup remains the most honorary award of each Youth Rally. At the 32nd Youth Rally this prize was awarded in memory of Sergei Lobastov, the organizer of the first youth rallies, who deceased in May 2016 and used to be a permanent juriman of all creativity contests. As for the point total for the Greeting contests, Homework, creativity contest and parody contest, AEROFAN team (NPO Saturn PJSC) has become the winner and Sergei Lobastov Cup holder.
The NASLEDNIKI team (JSC UEC – Gas Turbines) has won the Andrei Savin Cup; this team has become the winner concerning the point total in the HOMEWORK, rogaine and captains’ contests.
Scientific Production Association Saturn (NPO Saturn) PJSC is an engine-manufacturing company specialized in the design and development, production and after-sales service of gas turbine engines for military and commercial aviation, for power generation and gas compression units as well as for ships and vessels. NPO Saturn PJSC is a part of United Engine Corporation (UEC) and is the leader of the Commercial Engines Division, a business unit of UEC.
United Engine Corporation (JSC) (a Rostec State Corporation company) is an integrated organization specialized in the design and development, serial production and after-sales service of engines for military and commercial aviation, space programs, the Navy as well as for the oil and gas industry and power generation. One of UEC’s prioritized fields of activity is the implementation of comprehensive programs of development of the industry’s companies by introducing new technologies meeting the world-class standards. In 2014 revenues of the corporation amounted to RUB 199,9 billion.
Rostec State Corporation is a Russian corporation established in 2007 in order to facilitate the development, manufacturing and export of high-technology industrial products of military and commercial application. The corporation comprises 663 companies, which form 9 defense-industrial and 6 civil industry holdings as well as 32 direct control companies. The Rostec portfolio spans such renowned brands as AVTOVAZ, KAMAZ, Russian Helicopters, VSMPO-AVISMA and others. Rostec’s subsidiaries are located in 60 regions of Russia and deliver their products to over 70 countries worldwide.