Site news 27.02.2017
February 27, 2017, Rybinsk. - One more NPO Saturn PJSC's youth meeting, XXXIII youth meeting (winter), became a brilliant, captivating and unforgettable story. The story that will be kept in the hearts of young people from Rybinsk, Moscow, Saint-Petersburg and Perm. The story that will be remembered not only at NPO Saturn but at Saturn's subsidiary Research and Development Center in Saint-Petersburg, UEC-Perm Engines, Research and Development Centre Salut, UEC - Gas Turbines, Rybinsk State Aviation Technological Academy named after P. A. Solovyev and SatIZ. The story that took place in Sport and Leisure Center “Demino” on February 23-25, 2017. The story made by the youth meeting's founders - NPO Saturn PJSC (part of United Engine Corporation), trade union committee of NPO Saturn PJSC, Bank VTB PJSC, 16 teams and their fans.
Team "Nasledniki" (the 1st place, UEC-GAS TURBINES) headed the list of teams in a three-day hard-fought battle. Team "Mazay i zaitsy" (Deputy Managing Director Department of military gas turbines and special-purpose products, NPO Saturn PJSC) took the 2nd place in the competition. The 3rd place was granted to team "NanoEzhiki" (Development Design Office, NPO Saturn PJSC). The Andrey Savin Cup was granted to team "KOvBOY" (Development Design Office, NPO Saturn PJSC), the Sergey Lobastov's challenge cup was handed over to team "Zheltye apelsiny" (UEC- Gas Turbines).
Before beginning of the youth competition, every team had an opportunity to show itself in game "Factory of processes" based on the application of lean-technologies and lean production principles in solving a particular practical task. But the main action started on February 23rd, on the Defender's Day. The formal ceremony was attended by Viktor Polyakov, NPOS Saturn's Deputy General Director - Managing Director, Konstantin Dolgov, Chairman of Rybinsk urban district council, Natalya Gordienko, Deputy Head of Rybinsk administration on general issues, Alexey Solovyev, Chairman of the trade union committee and Andrey Dunaev, Head of Bank VTB Department in the Yaroslavl region.
Welcoming the youth competition’s participants, Viktor Polyakov said: "Today, we have two holidays, the Defender's Day, and all young men and ladies presenting here are involved in the country's defense reinforcement, and the youth meeting itself. Presenting at the youth meetings, I like to see bright eyes. Only the people with a glimmer in soul, mind and eyes can make great deeds. Happy holiday! Cheerful mind, consistent struggle and glory days!"
"It is remarkable that Bank VTB together with NPO Saturn completes not only government tasks but it also organizes such interesting events that allow Rybinsk corporate teams and its partners to unite", - said Andrey Dunaev. - Let strong representatives of your teams be stronger, beautiful ladies be more beautiful, let favour be with all men and let the best win".
The honorary right to run up a flag was assigned to Sergey Sysoev, the head of team "Nasledniki" that won the last youth meeting.
The youth meeting was devoted to ecology. "We never litter, we plant trees and take part in litter picks. Environment protection is a contribution in our future, the future of our children..." - shared their ecological feelings and achievements the teams' members. The youth meeting coordinators made the maximum "green" creative and even sport part of competitions. So, contest "Presentation of teams" was devoted to "Youth teams' studies" like school subject "Environmental Studies". During "The socially useful work" the teams made nesting boxes and bird feeders, which were estimated by the referees whose surnames are derived from birds only. The youth meeting’s participants sang ECO-couplets and they even answered to the questions about flora and fauna at "Saturn's marathon".
Artem Tikhonov, the youth meeting's chief referee, has commented on the chosen subject: "NPO Saturn is a big dynamically developing industrial enterprise. Our company pays much attention to the environmental compliance that is confirmed by the International Certificates of the Ecological Management System, prestigious ecological ratings' indexes. In addition to that, the year of 2017 is considered to be the year of ecology in Russia. All this made it possible for coordinators to devote XXXIII (winter) youth meeting of NPO Saturn PJSC to the ecological subject."
The choice of ski sport center "Demino" as a place to hold the youth meeting has intensified the sport part of the program. "Saturn's marathon", "Ski touring technique", "Ski orienteering", "Men's biathlon», "Women's biathlon"...The teams joked: "we had to sleep with the skis on...". Local landscapes, skiing runs and the relief were appreciated by the participants. "We are very glad to be at the Youth meeting in Demino", - shared their impressions the representatives of Perm team "Motor". - One may feel a real ethos of sport here, as if you are witnessing Russian or International competitions. It's great!".
"Demino marathon", a ski race at the marked distance performing intellectual and physical tasks at stages, became the first sport competition. Competition "Ski touring technique" showed the skills, needed for a team in the hill campaign, at avalanche areas: downhill-raise, transportation of an injured person, raise uphill in different ways and virtuosic ski skills. "Orienting" was the most complicated part of the sport program; it is not the orienting intentionally adapted for the youth meeting but the real one with a considerable distance, an electronic mark, maps prepared by the specialists.
"From one youth meeting to another one we make the sport program more complicated step by step, - says Tatyana Guseva, Chief Referee of youth meetings' sport competitions. "The teams take pleasure in surmounting themselves and it makes them practice sport that brings joy to the managers".
Ekaterina Zaitseva, the Master of youth meeting, says: "I am the master of the youth meetings for the 15th time! Of course, the youth meeting changes, every time we invent new gimmicks, improve the level of the event by the infrastructure, we try to ensure the maximum comfortable conditions for our participants. And they are the heroes! For example, there is a team that takes part in the youth meeting for the 33rd time! I admire them and I always try to encourage and support them.
And also, the participants and managers of the youth meeting point out that the youth meeting is an active rest, personal fulfillment, team building and even identification of the problems. And of course, "the youth meeting implies new contacts, overcoming difficulties, character building, developing of personnel creativity. The youth meeting is a change of physical, intellectual and creative activities, - says Maria Malushkova, a representative of team "Uvlechennye sletom". -As long as people are young, vigorous and full of enthusiasm, participation in such events is mandatory!"
Research and production association Saturn [NPO Saturn] (PJSC) is an engine-manufacturing company specialized in the design and development, production and after-market support of gas turbine engines for military and commercial aviation, power generation and gas compression as well as for ships and vessels. NPO Saturn is part of United Engine Corporation (JSC) and is the leader of the Commercial Engines division, a business unit of UEC.
NPO Saturn is a member of Russia’s Mechanical Engineers Union, an All-Russian industrial association of employers. The Yaroslavl regional division of the All-Russian public organization ‘Russia’s Mechanical Engineers Union’ is headed by Viktor A. Polyakov, Managing Director of NPO Saturn.
United Engine Corporation (JSC) (a Rostec State Corporation company) is an integrated organization specialized in the design and development, serial production and after-market support 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.
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