15 October 2008

REPH – Innovation Enterprise

On October 8-10 Close Co. “REPH” took part in the Petersburg International Innovation Forum and Exhibition “Innovative Petersburg”, Central Exhibition Complex “Manezh”. This event was supported by the RF Government and St. Petersburg Government and numbered more than 1000 participants, about 20% of the participants being representatives from foreign countries.

At the Holding Stand demonstrated were a model of GTNR-16 (the unit designed to compress and pump gas at compressor stations of the gas trunk lines, as well as presentations and leaflets about the Holding, its subsidiaries and joint ventures. Lyudmila Martynova, an advertising manager, was responsible for the Stand operation, and the company was also represented by a colleague of the engineering service – Andrey Petrov, who presented the Holding innovation developments to the visitors. Each visitor could get irrefragable answers to any questions, from the design of the product to its shipment to the customer. The experience of the innovative solutions in design, manufacture, labour management and personnel training, product quality control roused interest of the most of the visitors. The Stand was visited by more than 100 persons.

The management of Close Co. “REPH” was represented by Vice-President of Close Co. “REPH”, principal designer Boris P. Shaydak and Vice-President Igor V. Starinkov. They took part in the forum, as well as in the ceremony of rewarding the winners of the contest for the prize of St. Petersburg Government for development of innovative projects where Close Co. “REPH” was awarded with the diploma of the contest participant for the Project “Modular Mobile Substation”.

According to Boris P. Shaydak, “participation in such an event is an honour for our company, because it is aimed at the implementation of the accelerated innovative development of the economy of Russia and it is participated by the leading enterprises and organizations of our country. Close Co. “REPH” is a dynamically developing company, and we are pleased to compete with the best enterprises and companies of our country”.

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