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Vulkans

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Hidden : 09/12/2010
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Size: Size: small (small)

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[Lat] Viens no lielakajiem un vecakajiem Kuldigas rupniecibas uznemumiem ir kokapstrades kombinats „Vulkans”. Ta vesture aptver vairak ka simts gadus ilgu laika periodu.

   1878. gada Luiss Hiršmans nodibinaja serkocinu fabriku „Vulkans”. Sakuma stradnieku skaits neparsniedza 6 – 8 cilvekus. Uznemums strauji attistijas un 1896. gada taja stradaja jau 330 cilveki un gada laika tika saražotas ap 58 miljoni serkocinu karbinas. Fabrika bija izveidojusies par vienu no labakajam un lielakajam serkocinu fabrikam Krievija, kura ražoja tikai zviedru ugunsdrošos serkocinus. Produkciju realizeja galvenokart eksportam, tos pieprasija Persija, Afganistana, Kina, Japana, Indija. Lidz 1901. gadam uznemums ieguva 11 zelta un 5 sudraba medalas Brisele un citas starptautiskas izstades.
    Divdesmita gadsimta sakuma fabrika attistijas ari cuguna lietuve. Tika izlietas dažas serkocinu ražošanai nepieciešamas mašinas. Uznemumam radas filiales Riga un Liepaja.
   1912. gada Hiršmanis pardeva fabriku un filiales Krievijas fabrikantam Lapšinam. Sakoties pirmajam pasaules karam, ražošanu gandriz pavisam partrauca. Katra „Vulkana” nodala palika stradat tikai daži desmiti cilveku, galvenokart izpildot pasutijumus vacu armijas vajadzibam.
    1921.-1929. gadam visas Latvijas serkocinu fabrikas pargaja serkocinu akciju sabiedribas rokas. Sašaurinajas tirgus iespejas, Zviedrijas firmas parpludinaja Eiropu ar saviem izdaudzinatajiem serkociniem. „Vulkans” panika. 1927. gada akciju sabiedriba pardeva fabriku zviedru serkocinu sindikatam, kas 1928. gada saka parbuvet „Vulkanu” par finiera ražošanas fabriku.
   1930. gada pabeidza fabrikas parbuvi un saka jaunas produkcijas ražošanu. Augstas kvalitates galdnieku platnes eksporteja uz Angliju.
   Peckara gados radas grutibas ar kokmaterialiem un darbgaldiem. Piecdesmitajos gados uznemums turpinaja augt – uzstadits jauns gateris, ka ari ražošanas process kluva pusautomatisks.
   1964. gada ekspluatacija nodeva liekti limeto mebelu detalu cehu. 1966. gada „Vulkans” kluva par kokapstrades kombinatu. 1968. gada saka darbu ari finierklucu tehniskas apstrades cehs. Uznemums turpinaja attistities.
   2000. un 2001. gada uznemuma izcelas divi postoši ugunsgreki, tolaik ar šo uznemumu bija saistiti ap 2000 cilveki. 2002. gada „Vulkans” bankroteja.

   Netalu no slepna (N 56° 57.880 E 021° 58.890) iespejams ari apskatit bijušo futbola kluba „Vulkans” stadionu, kas savulaik bijis viens no specigakajiem klubiem Latvijas Republika.

   Slepnis ir maza izmera plastmasas partikas karba, kura satur zimuli, asinamo, viesu gramatu un dažas lietinas mainai.



   [Eng] One of the bigest and the oldest industrial enterprise of Kuldiga is woodworking industry „Vulkans” (Volcano). It have more than hundred year long history.

   In 1878 Luiss Hirsmans made match factory „Vulkans”. At the start there worked only 6 – 8 workers. Company progressed very fast and in 1896 there worked 330 workers. In one year they made about 58 million matchboxes. Factory was one of the best and the bigest in Russia. There made only Swedish flame-proof matches. Production mostly was exported to Persia, Afganistan, China, Japan and India. Until 1901 company won 11 gold and 5 silver medals in Brussels and other international exhibitions.
   At the start of 20th century in factory made also cast iron foundry. There made some machines for maches manufacturing. This company borned branchs in Riga and Liepaja.
   In 1912 Hirsmanis sold factory and branchs to factory owner Lapsins. When started World War One, factory almost stoped to work. There worked only few workers, mostly for German army needs.
   In 1921 until 1929 all Latvian factorys of maches went to maches joint-stock company arms. Swedish companys glut Europa with their high quality maches. „Vulkans” regressed. In 1927 joint-stock company sold factory Swedish maches syndicate. In 1928 they started rebuild „Vulkans” about factory of veneer.
   In 1930 they ended rebuild factory and started to make new production. High quality veneers exported to England.
   After World War Two there was difficulties with timber products and machines. In 50’s company continue to grow – made new sawmill, industrial processes became semi-automatical.
   In 1964. made workshop of furniture details. In 1966 „Vulkans” became about wood-processing combine. Company continued to grow.
   In 2000 and 2001 there was two big fires. Then in this comapany worked about 2000 people. In 2002 „Vulkans” went bankrupt.

   Near of cache (N 56° 57.880 E 021° 58.890) you can see stadium of former football club „Vulkans”. Some day it was one of strongest club in Republic of Latvia. id=20238495

   Cache is small plastic lunchbox container, that holds pencil, sharpener, logbook and some trade items.



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