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History milestones

April 19, 1946 – Ministry of machine engineering and instrument engineering of the USSR made a decision to construct the plant.

March, 1947 – Leningrad design institute "Gipromashpribor" started the development of contract design for the plant construction.

April 6, 1948 – The Board of the plants under construction – Penza compressor plant and "Penzkhimmash" plant - was established.

May 21, 1948 - The Ministry of machine engineering and instrument engineering of the USSR approved contract design for the plant construction.

April, 1949 – Commencement of first building construction.

October, 1951 – On completion of compressor plant’s first stage development the directorate of "Penzkhimmash” plant under construction was established.

September 30, 1952 – By the Ministry of machine engineering and instrument engineering of the USSR order No.442 the plant’s first stage became independent economic unity with an account opened in the State Bank.

1955 – The plant was committed to manufacture rocket starting complex systems for launching of satellites and production of equipment for export.

1957  - The first group of the plant employees was awarded orders and medals of the USSR for manufacturing  starting complex systems and launching first space Earth satellite on the 4th of October, 1957.

June 17, 1961 - "Penzkhimmash" plant was awarded the order of Lenin for manufacturing of starting complex systems and accomplishment of first planet astronaut J.A. Gagarin space flight in April 12, 1961.

1962 – The Council of Ministers and Central Committee of Lininist Young Communist League declared construction of "Penzkhimmash" plant to be "All-Union top construction of Young Communist League ".

February 6, 1982 – According to the Ministry of chemical and petroleum engineering of the USSR decision scientific production association consisting of "Penzkhimmash” plant and "VNIIPTKHIMMASH" research institute was established.

August, 1986 - "Penzkhimmash" plant was annexed to NPO "Penzmash" by the Ministry of chemical engineering order No.353.

June, 1992 – The plant was reorganized to open joint stock company “Penzkhimmash".

1999 – The plant launched the production of tube heaters for high-temperature heating of oil and oil products in processes of refining, petrochemical and gas industries.

2001 – The plant launched the production of air coolers.

2002 -  "Penzkhimmash" OJSC celebrated its 50th  jubilee .

October, 2005 - "Penzkhimmash" OJSC is included into the list "100 best enterprises of Russia".