Kalinin Machine-Building Plant

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Kalinin Machine-Building Plant
Public Joint Stock Company
IndustryDefense
Founded1866
Headquarters,
Russia
ProductsAnti-aircraft missile systems, missiles, forklifts, trucks, cars
Revenue$611 million[1] (2017)
ParentAlmaz-Antey
Websitewww.zik.ru

JSC Kalinin Machine-Building Plant, ZiK or MZiK for short (Russian: Машиностроительный завод имени М.И.Калинина, ЗиК, МЗиК) is a large Soviet/Russian industrial factory, now part of Almaz-Antey holding.

History[edit]

Founded in 1866 in St. Petersburg by a decree of Russian emperor Alexander II as an artillery workshop, later enlarged into a state factory of field and later on anti-aircraft artillery.

In 1918 the factory was moved into Moscow Region, in 1941 to Yekaterinburg (former Sverdlovsk), where it's located up to now.

During World War II, the factory produced 20,000 anti-aircraft guns, last channel artillery unit under mass production was the 152mm KM-52.

Since the end of the 1950s, the factory is specializing on the mass production anti-aircraft rocket systems (SAM defence).

Civil products includes diesel [2] and electrical [3] forklift trucks, public service trucks,[4] electrocars,[5] etc.

In 2014, Malik Gaisin was appointed the director of the plant.[6]

References[edit]

  1. ^ "Рейтинг крупнейших компаний России по объему реализации продукции". Expert RA. Archived from the original on 28 October 2018. Retrieved 28 October 2018.
  2. ^ (in Russian) Diesel forklift trucks DP-1604 Archived 2009-01-31 at the Wayback Machine
  3. ^ (in Russian) Electrical forklift trucks ЭП-103КО Archived 2009-02-04 at the Wayback Machine
  4. ^ (in Russian) Public service car MK-1500M (w/ vacuum cleaner) Archived 2008-12-02 at the Wayback Machine
  5. ^ Electrocars ET-2054 Archived 2008-12-02 at the Wayback Machine
  6. ^ https://www.bloomberg.com/Research/stocks/private/person.asp?personId=50018173&privcapId=24226680&previousCapId=24226680&previousTitle=PJSC%20Uralhimmash

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