The Imperial Porcelain Factory (better known in St. Petersburg, in Russia, and in the world as the Leningrad Porcelain Factory) was founded in 1744. The period of its true prosperity and all-Russian popularity fell on the years of Soviet power: numerous figurines and dishes of the LFZ became an obligatory part of urban life.
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The Stoilensky mine began to be developed in 1961. This is one of the largest deposits of the Kursk magnetic anomaly. After 20 years, a mining and processing plant (GOK) was built near the mine. In the 1990s, the company was corporatized and now GOK is part of the NLMK group and is one of the three main suppliers of iron ore in Russia, it accounts for more than 15% of the market.
Vladimir Markin has been engaged in jewelry business since 1997. He worked in various companies, and four years ago he founded his own brand and opened a workshop on Red October. Now his team of eight people makes things to order and produces two collections a year. The brand is known for jewelry of unusual design: in the form of bridges, made of wood with stones, in the form of stationery and mechanical (for example, there is a ring, diamonds in which you can hide with the touch of a button).
"Daily bread" (Le Pain Quotidien) - an international network of bakeries and restaurants, existing since 1990 and represented in 15 countries. The network came to Russia in 2007: 18 "Daily Bread" coffee houses were opened in Moscow, and in May 2014, coffee shops began to open in St. Petersburg. The main production of the bakery network has been located in one of the buildings of the Tomilinsk Poultry Factory for more than three years.
The company for the production of sausages and deli meats "Dymov" was founded in 2001 by Vadim Dymov. Production sites are located in the Moscow Krylatsky district, in Dmitrov and Krasnoyarsk. In addition to factories, the company has two own livestock complexes in the Krasnodar and Krasnoyarsk Territories with a capacity of more than 25 thousand pigs per year.
Husband and wife Alexander and Svetlana Pakhotiny are engaged in the production of wood interior items under the Palesse brand. Once they came up with the idea of making cruisers - boards for everyday driving around the city. Californian surfers cut through such boards in the 1960s. Extremely simple, wide and stable, cruisers are simply designed for a soft ride on asphalt.
The processing center of the Life financial group was opened in 2010. Here they issue cards belonging to the Probusinessbank group and fulfill orders of other banks. Only a few people work in the center. After a bank client has filled out an application for a card, his data is sent to a processing center, and then to a special program of his own design, with which the card is printed in an embosser.
The idea to engage in the production of sex toys came up with two tech students Dirk Bauer and Michael Paly in 1996. Dirk was married to a girl who worked in an intimate goods store. Among the visitors to the store there were many lesbians, but the plastic nightmare that was sold there did not find a response from the customers.
Familiar to Muscovites, they are "united" at the Zelenograd plant "Micron". The company has been manufacturing microchips since Soviet times. In the early 1990s, it was corporatized. Then the plant entered the Sitronics concern, owned by AFK Sistema. In July 2006, the concern signed an agreement with STMicroelectronics on the transfer of technology for the production of microcircuits according to the topology of 180 nanometers.
Factory "Spring" - at that time still the artel "Toy" - appeared in 1942. Since then, toy production has never stopped. The factory produces 1,200 kinds of different children's game products, of which about 500 are dolls. Production workshops and sites are located in Kirov and beyond - in Slobodsky, Lyangasovo and Batashi.
How do dildos The idea to engage in the production of sex toys came from two tech students Dirk Bauer and Michael Paly in 1996. Now they own a factory in Bremen, where 120 people work. Most toys are assembled by hand. In 2013, two million products rolled off the assembly line: pulsators, vibrators, vaginal balls, dildos, strap-ons, anal toys, cock rings and masturbators for men, as well as related products - gels, lubricants, and toy care products.
Vladislav and Stanislav Cheburashkins ten years ago moved to the Moscow region from Norilsk, where they had a mining and processing business. Here they decided to invest in a dairy farm. Seeing that selling milk to processors was not very cost-effective, they began to install vending machines with him in the city and the region - now 35 A-Milk machines are operating.
Valio Concern consists of the parent company Valio Oy (it is owned by 17 cooperatives owned by 7.4 thousand farmers in Finland) and subsidiaries, among which there are divisions in Russia, Sweden, China, the USA and the Baltic countries. In Russia, there is a dairy factory in St. Petersburg and a logistics and distribution center in the village of Ershovo, Moscow Region, where cheese is produced in the "bathtubs" and "triangles" (as they are called at the enterprise).
Sayano-Shushenskaya hydroelectric power station (SSHHPP) is the largest in Russia, located on the Yenisei River, between the Krasnoyarsk Territory and Khakassia. The construction of the station began in 1963. The first hydraulic unit was launched in December 1978. The construction of hydroelectric power stations was fully completed only in 2000. Nine years later, an accident occurred at the station: then hydraulic unit No. 2 failed, it was thrown out by the pressure of water from its place.
Bosch-Siemens opened a refrigerator factory in the Neudorf industrial zone near Strelna in 2007. Then the street on which the plant is located was named after Carl Siemens. At first, only refrigerators for the Russian market were produced here, since this year they have also been exported to Eastern Europe.
How do the cartoon "Masha and the Bear" The animation studio "Animaccord" was founded in 2008. The first project is the famous cartoon "Masha and the Bear." Now 53 episodes have already been released, and one of them, “Masha plus Porridge,” has gained more than a billion views - not a single Russian video has ever received so much on YouTube.
Biocad was founded by former banker Dmitry Morozov in 2001. A year ago, a controlling stake in it was acquired by Roman Abramovich’s Millhouse Fund, and Pharmstandard bought another 20% for $ 100 million. By that time, the company was one of the three largest drug manufacturers in Russia. Her revenue last year tripled to 8.6 billion rubles.
The first source of natural mineral water of volcanic origin was discovered in the Borjomi Valley in 1816. The legend says that it was a deer that brought the Kherson Grenadier Regiment to him. Therefore, he is a symbol of Borjomi. In 1890, the first plant started operating in Borjomi: water was poured before that, but not by the factory method.
Animation Accord Animation Studio was founded in 2008. The first project is the famous cartoon "Masha and the Bear." Now 52 episodes have already been released, and one of them, "Masha plus Porridge," has gained a billion views - so many Russian videos have not yet received so many on YouTube. “Masha and the Bear” is watched by children not only in Russia, but also in 22 countries of the world - for example, in South Korea, Israel and the USA.
The two-story Oriflame production center is located in the Noginsky district of the Moscow region. It is completely new - opened in February this year - but the factory has already become the largest producer of lipsticks in Russia. The company's products are sold in Russia and exported to dozens of countries. In addition to lipsticks and lip glosses, the factory produces shampoos, shower gels, deodorants, liquid soaps and other cosmetic products.
The Multon company has been part of the Coca-Cola system since 2005. Its two plants are located in St. Petersburg and Shchelkovo near Moscow. It is a plant near Moscow - one of the largest plants in Eastern Europe. In total, both enterprises produce about 790 million liters per year. In addition to the Good and Rich juices and nectars, Multon plants produce Pulpy juice drinks and My Family nectars.