A Newspaper About People and Engines Has Become One of the Best In-house Papers of Perm Krai

The XXI festival of the city and regional press of Perm krai “Journalist spring-2018” took place in Solikamsk on the 12th -13th of May. Three papers simultaneously were acknowledged the best in the nomination “In-house paper of the year”. They are: “Perm Engines” (JSC UEC –Perm Engines), “Kirovets” (FFE Perm Gunpowder Mill) and “Bumazhnik” (JSC Solikamskbumprom).   

Except for journalist skill contest and excursion over Solikamsk the festival organizers prepared a number of educational master-classes for the guests.  For example, a seminar Experience of the best newspapers of Russia” was held by Vladimir Kasyutin, the secretary of the Union of the Journalists of Russia, head editor of the magazine “Journalism and media market” (Moscow). He remarked as follows: “In-house paper is an important form communication. However it must be not only about hardware, but about people as well. “Perm Engines” newspaper contains much material about the factory employees with nice pictures. Life goes on within the company, but it is not often described in in-house press. It is interesting to read this newspaper, everything is clear. The slogan has also been well chosen – “a newspaper about people and engines”. The expert paid his special attention to the texts devoted to professional skills contest.     

The jury chairman, winner of Russian Federation Government prize in print media sphere, Practical journalism school head, Tatiana Cherepanova emphasized that “Perm Engines” newspaper has a distinct structure. Among the materials provided for the contest a great interest was provoked by a series of publications written by Ekaterina Pyatunina about people of different professions – aircraft technicians, non-destructive inspectors, galvanizers and others, as well as the texts by Vladimir Ivashkevich about the company life and its role in the city development.        


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In-house newspaper of engine building company has been issued since 1932. It has changed its appearance several times meanwhile. It has been issued asPerm enginesbrand since 1992. As for now it is a mass media with several thousand audience which presents company news, sketches about the company employees, analytical and historical materials, interviews with managers and specialists, event reports on its pages. Alexander Mescherikov is its head editor.



JSC “UEC-Perm Engines” is a serial manufacturer of aircraft engines, industrial gas turbine plants for power generation and gas transport. JSC “UEC-PE” is included into JSC “United Engine Building Corporation”. 

JSC “United Engine Building Corporation” (included into the State Corporation Rostec) is an integrated structure specializing in development, serial manufacture and maintenance of the engines for military and civil aviation, space programs and navy, as well as oil and gas and power industry. One of the “UEC” business priorities is implementation of complex programs aimed at the field enterprises development including integration of the new technologies compliant with the international standards.

State Corporation Rostec is a Russian corporation founded in 2007 with the purpose to support the development, manufacture and export of high-tech civil- and military-application products. It includes over 700 organizations which up to now have been amalgamated into 11 holding companies in the military-industrial complex, 3 organizations in civil industries and 80 organizations of direct management. Rostec portfolio includes such famous brands as AVTOVAZ, KAMAZ, Concern Kalashnikov, Russian helicopters, VSMPO-AVISMA etc. Rostec organizations are situated on the territories of 60 Russian Federation entities and deliver products to the markets of over 70 countries. Rostec consolidated revenue in 2016 was 1 trillion 266 billion rubles, consolidated net revenue – 88 billion rubles and EBITDA – 268 billion rubles. In the Corporation average salary in 2016 amounted to 44,000 rubles. According to new strategy of Rostec main target of the Corporation is technological advantages of Russia on highly competitive world markets. One of Rostec key tasks is new technological mode implementation and Russian economics digitalization.