The History of Slobodskoy
Fur Company "Belka"
The fur factory was founded in
first owner of it was a
from Vyatka province Frol Lesnikov. in the middle of the
domestic industry (leather and fur trimming) was highly
developed in Vyatka district and Slobodskoy. F.
Lesnikov was one of
al the tannery of his neighbour P.
Platunov. Then he founded his own factory.
very beginning there were only
hired workers and
home. The sum of goods they were
producing was approx. 5000
rubles per year. But in
15 years it
became the biggest factory in
with the annual turnover
N. Novgorod and
Moscow helped to purchase raw fur skins and sell finished articles and
semi-finished products. The part of
was been sold abroad. Last century, in
was awarded and renamed in "Belka". Then unique fur
reconstruction was held in
many new machines, dry chambers and drums were set iri a short period.
It provided the expansion of production. In
of the export output was
million rubles and the number of workers grew
peaceful labour was interrupted by the Great Patriotic war and
during all those years "Belka" provided the front with the warm clothes.
As a result of
successful fulfillment of these tasks a number of workers
with medals and orders, and the Banner of State
was given to fur factory "Belka" to keep forever.
the years of reconstruction of "Belka".
Nowadays Joint-Stock Company "Belka" is one of the
leaders of fur
production in Russia. In manufacturing they widely use materials and
technologies of firms and companies, which are known in
("Henkel", "TFL"). Fur garments and hats made from different
kinds of fur are permanently
recognized by their high quality according to their requirements.
Company has the long-lasting traditions of fur
combination wilh modern technologies and attractive prices. The
designers are constantly working at creation of new models
of garments and hats following the tendencies of fashion.
There's a big
of goods; more than
of fur garments for grownups and
children are made of more lhan