ESKM AK Corporation, LLC (hereinafter: ESKM) traces its history to the multi-corporate enterprise, named ElektroSevKavMontazh, which was found in 1985 by the authority of the Ministry of Fuel and Energy (USSR). The enterprise was purposed for arrangement of electrical and mounting works at electricity construction objects on southern territories of the USSR.
During these years ESKM has saved and increased its personnel, bringing their number up to 5 thousand specialists. It has become the stable and dynamically developing company, dealing with implementation of set of works with regards to mounting, repair, and adjustment of electric equipment and technical means of automatic process control systems at thermal and nuclear power plants and sub-stations of any type, constructional objects and industrial facilities both in Russia and overseas.
Nowadays ESKM AK CORPORATION, LLC refers to the multi-business company, with its corporate headquarters based in Krasnodar, representative offices located in Moscow, Novovoronezh, Volgodonsk, Minsk (Belarus), and branch offices located in the People's Republic of Bangladesh and the Islamic Republic of Iran. The company is based on its autonomic sub-divisions (assembling departments, electric installation departments, adjusting departments, and installation and checkout departments, as well as the special thermal installation department, and the training center), which are purposed to meet the customers’ needs.
ESKM takes its permanent role in constructing nearly each largest nuclear facility on the territory of Russia. Its reference list of Soviet nuclear power plants includes construction of Zaporizhia NPP (units no 1 and 2, 1000 MW each), Rostov NPP (unit no 1, 1000 MW), Kalinin NPP (unit no 3, 1000 MW), reconstruction of Kursk NPP (unit no 1, 1000 MW), and finishing construction of unit no 1 of Volgodonsk (Rostov) NPP.
In 2007 ESKM became the main installation company, which installed electric equipment and technical means of automatic process control systems at the facilities of unit no 2 of Rostov NPP. It was the first unit, launched in Russia after long term interval. Our current assets comprise constructional works at more than dozen power units of Russian nuclear power plants, including Rostov NPP, Novovoronezh NPP, Kalinin NPP, Beloyarsk NPP, Leningrad NPP, and Kursk NPP. Among our significant overseas experience there is the long-term business as the lead contracting electric-installation organization, dealing with Bushehr NPP in Iran, and construction of both power units at Astravets NPP.
ESKM’s competitive advantage is the ability to provide the multi-purpose product with regards to implementation of electric-installation and start-up works, development of process control documentation, supplies of wiring accessories and internally manufactured materials.
For many years ESKM has been successfully dealing with construction of wiring accessories and equipment (cable metal structures, C&I primary transducer stands, radiation survey stands, modular cable passages, instrumentation installation devices for NPPs, terminal clamp units, and heat-exchange equipment). The company manufactures these items on the base of its own industrial standards, registered in the Center for Standardization and Metrology of Russia and approved by customers and leading design organizations of Russia. ESKM AK CORPORATION, LLC successfully supplies these items to objects of nuclear and thermal energy sector both in Russia and to nuclear power plants and thermal power stations in India, Iran, Iraq, China, and Croatia.
Apart from arrangement of scheduled supplies of items and equipment, ESKM cares about improving of its labor efficiency and high quality of performed jobs, which can be achieved by means of constant maintaining of necessary personnel qualifications. ESKM owns significant manpower resources and intellectual assets. The company personnel numbers in 5 thousand specialists, who perform the most complicated building and erection jobs, as well as electric-installation and start-up works through the use of modern technologies, technical means, and high-tech equipment. This makes staff training and talent management remain among the most focused areas, aimed to ESKM’s development and competitiveness improvement.
About 40% of all the personnel undergo annual training and professional development. Further vocational education and professional development of the operating personnel is provided by the training center, owing the unique material resources, arranged by ESKM’s specialists. These resources fully correspond to real working conditions at the objects. There are more than 40 positions, provided in the list of occupations and specialities, which are subjects to training and further additional training. Numerous wins of ESKM’s specialists in the contest «The Best Expert in Nuclear Capital Construction Industry», held by the Private Institution of State Atomic Energy Corporation «ROSATOM», prove ESKM AK CORPORATION, LLC’s good name and reputation of the reliable and professional provider of electrical-assembling works at nuclear power plants.
ESKM AK CORPORATION, LLC expresses its appreciation to its partners for their professionalism and reliability and it is cooperative within Russian and foreign energy industry.