Glass factory "Daghestanskiye Ogni" - first mechanized
in THE USSR. The system of those acting it entered on 18 January,
1926. New construction twice - during March 1925 and August of 1928
gg.- visited All-Union warden M. I. Kalinin. Coming forward before
the highlanders - workers, he spoke:
- The building of the mechanized glass factory is the foundation
of the industrialization of young Daghestan. Let the burning torch
of "Ogni" way to knowledge and culture of Daghestan highlanders
On behalf of the presidium OF VSNKh OF THE USSR and RSFSR th sitezens
of "Daghestanskiye Ogni" greeted friend and the companion-in-arms
of Lenin, Felix Edmundovich Dzerzhinskiy. He sent the telegram:
"To starting the first in the union mechanized glass factory
I desire to it continuous and uninterrupted operation".
The sitizens of "Daghestanskiye Ogni" from the first
days took a good start. In the report to Soviet government about
starting of glass factory "Daghestanskiye Ogni" TSIK noted
that the Daghestan, with the aid of the center promises "...
to create from Daghestan the model developed republic, which will
serve as the example to the oppressed peoples of the east".
The specialists of glass making were prepared directly in the
shops. They did stretch themselves in "Ogni" peasants
from the beyond the clouds villages and the settlements - Lezghians,
Daginians, Azerbaijanians, Avars. To the skill of glass making they
were trained in Russian masters. Their teacher became works manager
Isaac Ilyich Kitaygorodskiy, who subsequently protected doctoral
thesis and headed the department of glass in the Moscow chemical-engineering
institute im. D. I. Mendeleyev.
Plant is enlarged and is reconstructed. About the izvodstvennaya
power was initially designed for the issue of 600 thousand square
meters of construction glass per annum. It actually reached 9,5
millions. sq. meters, i.e. 15 times it is more. Production is supplied
cities and villages of the North Caucasus, Volga Region, Transcaucasian
Plant became the school of the training of personnel of the glass
industry OF THE USSR here they were trained the glassmakers of the
Ukraine, Central Asia, Azerbaijan, Georgia and Armenia. For starting
of the plants of Baku, Chirchik, Konstantinovki and Sumgait left
On the eve of World War II is mastered the release of silicate
chunks - soda, sulfate and soda- sulfate. They are intended for
the metallurgical, woodworking and petroleum refining industry.