OREANDA-NEWS. June 20, 2012. "Perm Engine Company" sponsored All-Russian Olympiad among students of initial vocational education institutions in specialization "Universal machine-tool operator", which was held on June, 7-8th in Perm professional college #1. The initiator of the competition was the Ministry of education and science of the Russian Federation. Representatives of 24 regions of Russia took part in the contest, and among them there were students of the professional college #1.  

Plus to financial support "Perm Engine Company" provided measuring tools for the competition. Besides, the company technical specialists became the members of the judging panel of the All-Russian Olympiad.    

Sergey Sedunov, OJSC ‘Perm Engine Company" Personnel Director:  

- This professional college #1 is the main partner of our enterprise in training blue-collar specialists.  In 2009, thanks to the company support, the college became the winner of the national project "Education" and got funding for developing its facilities in the amount of 64 mln rubles.   In 2011 the college and "PMZ" signed the cooperation agreement. Every year dozens of the graduates of this educational institution come to our company to work. And it's important for us to support the activities, which give the opportunity of professional growth for both the students and the teachers, raise the status of the institution and prestige of initial vocational education in the whole. Being a partner of such specialized institutions we create a base for our further development. Investment in professional education is investment in successful future of Russian engineering and motor building.