Anatoly Starikov - initiator and coordinator of the radical reconstruction of the 2500 hot rolling mill. Winner of prizes of the Council of Ministers of the USSR, holder of the Order of the Red Banner of Labor and the Order of Merit for the Fatherland, Honored Metallurgist of the Russian Federation, Honorary Citizen of Magnitogorsk.
During the years of his leadership, a 2000 hot rolling mill was put into operation. the construction of a coke oven gas purification and processing workshop was completed, the morally and physically obsolete open-hearth workshops and blooming No. 3 were closed, which opened up opportunities for MMK to renovate and reconstruct and reduce the environmental burden on the environment. Anatoly Ilyich headed the regional Union of Industrialists and Entrepreneurs, was a member of the Federation Council of the Federal Assembly of the Russian Federation of the first convocation from the Chelyabinsk region, a member of the Federation Council Committee on Constitutional Legislation and Judicial and Legal Issues.
By a joint resolution of the management of PJSC Magnitogorsk Iron and Steel Works "And the trade union committee of the PPO Group of PJSC MMK for a great personal contribution to improving production efficiency in the context of technical re-equipment and reconstruction of the 2500 hot rolling mill, as well as for outstanding services related to the development of the Magnitogorsk metallurgical plant, the 2500 hot rolling mill was named after Anatoly Starikov .
September 18 A.I. Starikov would have turned 79 years old. On this day, a commemorative plaque was unveiled in Rolling Shop-4, dedicated to the assignment of its name to mill 2500.
The continuous hot strip mill 2500 is one of the most productive rolling mills of MMK. He has been working at the plant since December 1960. Since 2007, in the conditions of existing production, its large-scale reconstruction has been carried out, which was completed this year. The implementation of this project made it possible to significantly expand the size and grade assortment of the mill, improve the quality of products and increase the mill's productivity to 5.2 million tonnes of products per year. The completely renewed mill 2500 will become a worthy token of memory of the outstanding production manager who made a huge contribution to the development of the city and the mill.
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