PJSC «Azovmash» is a successor of the production association “Zhdanovtyazhmash” renamed on the 30th of January, 1989 on the ground of returning the historical name to the city of Mariupol.
15 November 1991 in accordance with orders №№ 26 and 27 of State committee of Ukraine on Defense industry and machine building 12 firms became as part of the production association.
15 December 1991 the concern “Azovmash” was created on the ground of the firms and institutes, A.E Antifeev was appointed as its President.
In 1992 the 12 firms have entered in the concern. On January 1994 the OJSC “Azov” has been created. Since January 1996 the division of the legal entities – firms of concern has taken place.
Legally independent firms were included in the concern: “Azovobschemash”, Mariupol thermal plant, GSCTI, OJSC “Azov” and the construction and production firm “Azovmashstroy.
Since May 8, 1996 V.P Sadikov was appointed as President of concern “Azovmash” and Chairman of the board of OJSC “Azov”.
In 1997 the OJSC “Azovobschemash”, OJSC “GSKTI”. OJSC “ MTZ” were established and the concern stopped its activity.
The renewal of the unique complex “Azovmash” began in March, 2000 when OJSC “Azovmash” was established on the base of OJSC “Azov”, “Azovobschemash”, “Mariupol thermal plant” , “GSKTI” in accordance with order № 5-АТ of State Property Fund of Ukraine. A.V Savchuk was appointed as President - Chairman of the board, whose name is associated with renewal of Mariupol machine building giant.
In March 2006 in respect of election A.V.Savchuk as People’s Deputy of Ukraine V.I.Telytsya was elected as Chairman of the board - General director.
VA. Savchuk became the President of OJSC “Azovmash” holding this honorary office to the its death in November 11, 2012.
In 2009 I.N Karapeichik became the Chairman of the Board –General director of OJSC “Azovmash”.
In December 2011 OJSC «Azovmash» is renamed as Public joint-stock company and I.N Karapeichik is elected as General director of PJSC “Azovmash”.
PJSC “Azovmash” is a managing company, the largest machine building enterprise of Ukraine in the field of car building, heavy and general engineering industry.