A film about the latest experience in saving metal at the ZIL production facility. ZIL plant conveyor, checkpoint, machine assembly on the conveyor. Chief Engineer VP Morozov is speaking. Engineers at a meeting. The clutch lever is stamped by a press. Academician B. E. Paton is speaking. Line for cross-wedge rolling of gearbox shafts. An automatic bevel gear punching mill is in operation. The technology of manufacturing individual parts and methods of metal saving are considered. A press for the production of parts from mechanical powder. V.K.Koshkin is speaking. Testing vehicle springs. An automatic line is running. Metal laser processing. The computer-aided design system works. A car drives out of the factory gates.